Light microscopy, histology, histochemistry, immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy.
Well documented peripheral nerve biopsies from patients with a hereditary peripheral neuropathy (CMT). Frozen material, resin embedded peripheral nerves, slides and electron micrographs which are stored and included within the database of the IBB Biobank can be used.
Researchers from an International CMT Consortium, supported by Prof. V. Timmerman and Prof. dr. P. De Jonghe (UA)
Neurologists may use our expertise and well documented data of archived peripheral nerve from the IBB Biobank. Even in the context of genetic counseling for family members of affected patients with a hereditary peripheral neuropathy.
Hereditary, Genotype-phenotype correlation, Gene detection