Incontinentia Pigmenti Genetic Biobank
The Incontinentia Pigmenti Genetic Biobank (IPGB) is a no-profit service unit of Institute of Genetics and Biophysics, "Adriano Buzzati Traverso”, IGB-ABT, of CNR, aimed to the collection, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human biological materials and the data associated, from patients suffering from a rare genetic disease, Incontinentia pigmenti (IP; OMIM#308300), for diagnostic investigation, research and therapeutic use.
Sponsor: IP Patient Associations
•Italian Incontinentia Pigmenti ASSociation, IPASSI http://www.incontinentiapigmenti.it/
•France Incontinentia Pigmenti, FIP http://incontinentia-pigmenti.fr/
•International Incontinentia Pigmenti, IPIF http://www.ipif.org/ip_consortium.html
The Biobank provides an essential service to the scientific community by Establishing, Analysing, Banking, and Distributing cell cultures and DNAs derived from IP patients.
IPGB is A GENETIC BIOBANK in BBMRI-ERIC network, a pan-European distributed research infrastructure of biobanks and biomolecular resources.