Below is a summary of successful biospecimen distributions based on research applications that were accepted by the TCRB Resource Access Committee.

Disease Type Number of Matched Specimens Project Title  PI Name Date Distributed Results
Various 68 pairs The Cancer Genome Atlas Fisher, Ittmann, Lerner Various TCGA pipeline
Hepatocellular Carcinoma 4 CGL Sequencing Validation Federico Monzon 5/1/2012 Successful validation
Hepatocellular Carcinoma 125 Center Initiated Project David Wheeler 6/18/2012 ICGC paper in progress
Ampulla of Vater +
60 Whole Genome Sequencing Marie-Claude Gingras 8/7/2012 ICGC collaboration ongoing
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine 100 Center Initiated Projects Marie-Claude Gingras 10/3/2012 ICGC collaboration ongoing
PDAC 200 Center Initiated Projects Marie-Claude Gingras 10/3/2012 Nature Publication, ongoing research
Prostate and Breast 23 STMN1 Protein Expression John Nemunaitis, Phil Maples 10/11/2012 Ongoing research
PDAC 60 Liver X Receptor
Chin-Yo Lin 11/20/2012 Ongoing research
Neuroendocrine 20 Endocrine Neoplasm in the GI Tract Milton Finegold 05/17/2013 Successful positive control for commercial antibody
Leiomyosarcoma 4 MicroRNAs as Prognostic and Diagnostic Targets in Gynecologic Cancers Matthew Anderson 05/20/2013 Ongoing research
Pancreatitis 75 Identification of New Markers in Pancreatic Cancer Min Li 06/17/2013 Ongoing research
Neuroendocrine, Colon, Kidney 121 Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres Patrick Reynolds Various Ongoing research