REGARDS Collection

More than 2000 African American cerebrovascular disease and population control DNA samples from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) project ( are available through the NINDS Human Genetics Resource Center catalog to the scientific community. Since 2003, REGARDS, a NINDS funded project, has worked to better understand geographic and ethnic contributions to risk of stroke. For more information about research involving REGARDS study participants, please click here.

REGARDS Cerebrovascular Disease Samples

REGARDS Population Control Samples