The MCS Active Study Page

Welcome MCS Study staff, coordinators, and PI's.

This section encompasses study specific tools and videos for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact NCRAD by email or phone (800) 526-2839 or directly at (317) 278-1170.


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Buffy Coat (DNA)

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access The MCS Study Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.

Kit Request System

Biological Sample and Shipment Notification Form

Please use the below form to collect information on specimen patient demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed ( or faxed (317-321-2003) prior to shipment. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.

Downloadable Sample Form (pdf)

Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual for biomarkers was created specifically for this Study. Please feel free to explore the manuals through the hyperlinked “Table of Contents”. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed to NCRAD at ( for further clarification.

Manual of Procedures

Training Slides

Please see the link below for the training slides for the study.

Training Slides