A Study to Develop a Biobank of Samples from Patients Undergoing Therapy with PCSK9 Inhibitors


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 17-001306
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-001306

About this study

Develop a biobank of samples from patients undergoing therapy with PCSK9 inhibitors (FDA- approved in 2015, therapeutics for hypercholesterolemia) with the goal of developing laboratory tests which may help identify best candidates for these therapies and aid in monitoring therapy efficacy.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Pre-identified dyslipidemic patients selected to receive PCSK9 inhibitor treatment at Mayo Clinic. The drug will be prescribed by a cardiologist as part of the patient’s routine care.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  1. Pediatric patients younger than 18 years of age.
  2. Pregnant women of any age.
  3. Subjects who have not provided MN research authorization.


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Leslie Donato, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Mohamed Ibrahim



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