Center for Vision Research

The San Diego Eye Bank Resource Center was funded by a generous grant to provide autopsy eye tissues at no-cost to academic researchers who work in non-profit academic institutions in San Diego County. The resource center aims to support innovative, translational research that has the potential to lead to new insights or treatments for human eye diseases. Interested academic researchers in San Diego County should submit this questionnaire outlining their contact information, affiliation, research goals, tissue criteria and the recovery parameters. SDEB will review the applications after submission and request an official copy of an IRB approval letter or IRB exemption letter. SDEB encourages investigators who do not need the whole globe to share the resources with other investigators.


Principal Investigator Questionnaire

    I agree that this ocular tissue will be used in a nonprofit, academic organization within San Diego County.

    YesOther, please explain:

    Project Title:

    Project Goals:

    List your collaborators and their affiliations associated with this research:

    Any ocular history, or specific ocular history please specify: NormalDiseased, please specify:

    I understand the death to preservation time is typically within 24 hours:

    Can you accept tissue with death to preservation time < 36 hours? YesNo

    I understand that the researcher will need to pick up tissue at the San Diego Eye Bank:

    What days and times are you available to pick up tissue?

    Age Range:

    I understand that all ocular tissue should be treated with universal precautions:

    Are there any restrictions that make a donor unacceptable? NoYes, explain:

    Additional Information to Share:

    Do you have an IRB approval letter or an IRB exemption letter for post-autopsy eye tissue? Not yet, but I understand this is requiredYes

    * File must be pdf, doc or docx

    I agree that my name, affiliation and research area can be submitted to the funding organization at the end of the current funding cycle to demonstrate utilization of the new resource center.

    I agree to acknowledge the SDEB resource center in future publications as applicable.


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