Registry of Brain Banks
   
This web page lists brain banks throughout the world.

           Information listed below was either submitted individually by the specific brain bank, or extracted from available publications. INTBBN is not responsible for verifying the veracity of submitted data.

          This list of banks is far from being complete and will be gradually updated. If you have any comments or current information about the brain banks please contact webmaster@intbbn.org.
 
     ABBN number underneath each bank is a network code number of the American Brain Banking Network used as a prefix for individual case identification.
 

LISTING OF BRAIN BANKS

 
UNITED STATES
 
ALABAMA

UAB Alzheimer's Disease Center
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Address: Sparks Center, 1720 7th Avenue South, Suite 640, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0017
Phone: (205) 934-3847
FAX: (205) 975-7365
Phone: (205) 934-1668
Email: adbrain@uab.edu
Director: Daniel C. Marson, J.D., Ph.D.
Email: dmarson@uab.edu
Website: http://main.uab.edu/adc/


ARIZONA
 
Sun Health Research Institute
Address: P.O. Box1278, Sun City, AZ 85372
Telephone: (623) 876 5328
Fax: (623) 876 5461
Web site: http://www.bannerhealth.com/Research/Research+Institutes/Banner+Sun+Health+Research+Institute/Research/Research+Programs/_Research+Programs.htm
ABBN50


CALIFORNIA

University of Southern California Geriatric Studies Center
Healthcare Consultation Center Building
6th Floor, Suite 600
1510 San Pablo Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Telephone: (323) 442-7600
Fax: (323) 442-7601
E-mail: gsc@usc.edu 
Web site: http://www.usc.edu/schools/medicine/departments/psychiatry_behavioralsciences/research/gsc/
ABBN51
 

University of Southern California Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Memory and Aging Center
HCCII, Suite 3000
1520 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Coordinator: Nadine Diaz, MSW
Phone: 323-442-7600
Fax: 323-442-7601
Email: gsc@usc.edu
Web site: http://adrc.usc.edu/
ABBN30
 

National Neurological Research Specimen Bank
Human Brain and Spinal Fluid Resource Center
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
Address: Neurology Research (127A), 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90073
Founding Director: Dr. Wallace W. Tourtellotte
Telephone: (310) 268 4638
E-mail: wtourtel@ucla.edu
Director: Rashed M. Nagra, Ph.D.  (request for tissue)
E-mail: RMNbbank@ucla.edu 
Phone: (310) 268-3648
Coordinator: brainbnk@ucla.edu 
Phone: (310) 268-3536
Fax: (310) 268-4768
Web site: http://www.loni.ucla.edu/uclabrainbank/index.html
ABBN1
 

University of California San Diego Brain Bank
Department of Neurosciences, Mail Code 0624
Address: Medical Teaching Facility 351, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0624
Phone: (858) 622-5716
Website: http://www.neurosci.ucsd.edu/
ABBN53
 

California NeuroAIDS Tissue Network
University of California San Diego
Address: 220 Dickinson St, Suite B, San Diego CA 92103-8231
Director: Dr. Igor Grant
E-mail: igrant@ucsd.edu
Telephone: (619) 543-5000
Fax: (619) 543-1235
E-mail: cntn@ucsd.edu 
Web site: http://cntn.hivresearch.ucsd.edu/
ABBN39
 This bank is a part of National NeuroAIDS Tissue Consortium or NNTC
NNTC can be contacted via NNTC Data Coordinating Center, 401 North Washington Street, Suite 700
Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 301-251-1161, Toll-free: 1-866-NNTC-BRAIN (1-866-668-2272)
Fax: 301-576-4597, Email: nntc@emmes.com
 

National NeuroAIDS Bank
University of California Los Angeles
Address Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90073
Director: Dr. Elyse J. Singer
E-mail: esinger@ucla.edu
ABBN68
 This bank is a part of National NeuroAIDS Tissue Consortium or NNTC
NNTC can be contacted via NNTC Data Coordinating Center, 401 North Washington Street, Suite 700
Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 301-251-1161, Toll-free: 1-866-NNTC-BRAIN (1-866-668-2272)
Fax: 301-576-4597, Email: nntc@emmes.com


Stanford/VA Alzheimer's Disease Core Center 
Aging Clinical Research Center
Address: VA Palo Alto Health Care System 151Y, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-852-3287
Fax: 650-852-3297
Director: Jerome Yesavage, MD
Phone: 650-852-3287
Web: http://alzheimer.stanford.edu


UCLA CNS Tissue Bank
UCLA Medical Center
Address: CHS 18-170, Neuropath. Section, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1732
Director: H.V. Vinters, MD
Telephone: (310) 825 6191
Fax: 310-206-8290
E-mail: hvinters@mednet.ucla.edu
ABBN38

 
Neurosurgery Tissue Bank
University of California San Francisco
1450 3rd Street, HD 210
San Francisco, CA 94158-9001
415-476-9760
415-443-7741 (BTRC Core pager)
415-443-7743 (Tissue Acquistion OR pager)
Fax: 415-514-9792
Web site: https://gnome.ucsf.edu/tbank/index.html
ABBN17

 
FLORIDA  
 
University of Miami School of Medicine Brain Endowment Bank
Address: Room 4013 (D4-5), 1501 North West 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
Coordinator: Yvonne Marcus
Telephone: 1(800) UM-BRAIN (862-7246)
Tel: (305) 243-6219
Fax: (305) 243-3649
Web site: http://brainbank.med.miami.edu/
ABBN55
 
Brain and Tissue Bank for Developmental Disorders (in contract to NICHD)
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine,
Address: Department of Pathology (R-5), 1550 NW 10th Ave., PAP Bldg., Rm. 410, Miami, FL 33136
Telephone: 1-800-59-BRAIN (1-800-592-7246)
Director: Dr. Carol K. Petito
Telephone: (305) 243 3584
Fax: (305) 243 4086
E-mail: cpetito@med.miami.edu
Coordinator: Ms. Lillian Rodriguez
E-mail: btbcoord@med.miami.edu
Telephone: (305) 243 6834
Fax: (305) 243 6970
Web site: http://braindonation.org/index.html
ABBN27

Alzheimer Resource Center
Address: 1506 Lake Highland Dr. Orlando, FL 32803
Telephone: (800) 330-1910 or (407) 843-1910
Fax: (407) 381-4155
Email: info@alzheimerresourcecenter.org
Coordinator: Jenny Reynard, Brain Bank Coordinator
Telephone: 407-843-1910, ext. 309
Web site: http://www.alzheimerresourcecenter.org/

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Address: 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224
Director: Dr. Dennis W. Dickson
ABBN56
 
Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative
Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders
Director: Dr. Ranjan Duara
Website: http://www.msmc.com/neurosciences/wien-center-for-alzheimers-disease-memory-disorders
ABBN 25

GEORGIA

Alzheimer's Disease Center
Emory University
Director: Allan Levey, MD, PhD
Email: allan.levey@emory.edu
Phone: 404.727.7220
Fax: 404.727.3999
Coordinator: Janet Cellar
jcellar@emory.edu
Phone: 404.728.6453
Email: EmoryADRC@emory.edu
Web: http://med.emory.edu/ADRC/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/ADRCatEmory

 ILLINOIS
 
Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
PO Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794-9643
Director: Dr. Tom Ala
E-mail: chiggason@siumed.edu
Website: http://www.siumed.edu/alz/
ABBN58
 
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
Rush University Medical Center
Address: Armour Academic Center, 600 S. Paulina Street, Suite 1026, Chicago, IL 60612
Director: David A. Bennett, MD
Coordinator: Tracy Faulkner
E-mail: Tracy_Faulkner@rush.edu
Telephone: 312-942-4823
Website: https://www.radc.rush.edu/res/ext/home.htm
ABBN9
 
Loyola University Medical Center/Hines VA Brain Bank
Department of Pathology
Director: Dr. John M. Lee
Telephone: 708-327-2610
ABBN19
 
Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Address: 320 E Superior, Searle 11-453, Chicago, IL 60611-3008
Ph: 312-908-9339
Fax: 312-908-8789
E-mail: CNADC-Admin@northwestern.edu
Director: M.-Marsel Mesulam, MD
Email: mmesulam@northwestern.edu
Web: http://www.brain.northwestern.edu/index.html


INDIANA
 
Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Address: 635 Barnhill Dr. MS A137, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Director: Dr. Bernardino Ghetti
Telephone: (317) 274 7818
Fax: (317) 274 4882
E-mail: bghetti@iupui.edu
Coordinator: Christina Brown
Phone (317) 278-5500
Fax (317) 274-4882
E-mail: chbrown@iupui.edu
Autopsy Coordinator: Francine Epperson
Phone: (317)274-1590
ABBN59
 
KENTUCKY
 
Sanders-Brown Research Center on Aging
University of Kentucky
Address: 101 Sanders-Brown Bldg., Lexington, KY 40536-0230
Director: Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D.
Coordinator: Sonya Anderson
Email: slande0@uky.edu
Phone: 859-257-1412, ext. 254 or 237
Fax: 859-323-2866
Web site: www.mc.uky.edu/coa
ABBN5

 
MASSACHUSETTS
 
Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center
Harvard Medical School
Address: McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478-9106
Director: Dr. Francine Benes
Telephone: (800) Brain Bank (1-800-272-4622) or (617) 855 2400
Fax: (617) 855 3199
E-mail: hbtrc@mclean.harvard.edu
Web site: http://www.brainbank.mclean.org/
ABBN96
 
Mass General Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease
Massachusetts General Hospital
Building 114, Charlestown Navy Yard, 114 16th Street, Room 2003, Charlestown, MA 02129
Mailcode: CNY B114-2-2003
Phone: (617) 726-1278
Fax: (617) 724-1480
Email: mghmind@partners.org
http://www.massgeneral.org/mind/

 
Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Brain Bank
Massachusetts General Hospital
Address: Warren Building Suite 844, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Telephone: 617-726-3987
Fax: 617-726-7718
Director: Matthew P. Frosch, MD, PhD.
E-mail: matthew_frosch@hms.harvard.edu
Website: http://madrc.mgh.harvard.edu/
ABBN33
 
Boston University Alzheimer Center/Bedford Geriatric Research
Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center
Address: Neurology Service (127), 150 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Director: Ann McKee MD
Phone:  781.687.2913
Fax:  781.687.3515
Email:  amckee@bu.edu; Ann.McKee@va.gov 
Coordinator: Beverly Young
Phone: 857-364-4702
Fax: 857-364-4454
E-mail: bmyoung@bu.edu
Web site: http://www.bu.edu/alzresearch/index.html
ABBN 20

VA Biorepository Brain Bank: Gulf War Veterans'Illnesses Biorepository (GWVIB)
Address: VA Boston Healthcare System (151C),150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
Director: Neil Kovall MD
E-mail: Neil.kowall2@va.gov
Coordinator: Shelley Amberg MPH
E-mail: Shelley.Amberg@va.gov
Phone: 855-561-7827 (toll free)
Fax: 617-278-1348
Website: http://www.research.va.gov/programs/tissue_banking/GWVIB/

VA Biorepository Brain Bank: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Biorepository 
Address: VA Boston Healthcare System (151C),150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
Director: Neil Kovall MD
E-mail: Neil.kowall2@va.gov
Coordinator: Latease Guilderson MSW
E-mail: Latease Guilderson@va.gov
Phone: 866-460-1158 (toll free)
Fax: 617-278-1348
Website: http://www.research.va.gov/programs/tissue_banking/als/

 
MARYLAND
 
Johns Hopkins Brain Resource Center
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Neuropathology Laboratory
Address: 558 Ross Research Bldg., 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2196
Director: Dr. Juan C. Troncoso
E-mail: Troncoso@jhmi.edu
Phone: (410) 502-5165
ABBN28
 
NICHD Brain and Tissue Bank for Developmental Disorders
University of Maryland, Department of Pediatrics
Address: 655 W. Baltimore Street, 13-013 BRB, Baltimore, MD 21201-1559
Director: H. Ronald Zielke, PhD
E-mail: btbumab@umaryland.edu
Telephone: (800) 847 1539 or (410) 706 1755
Fax: (410) 706 2128
Web site: http://www.btbank.org
ABBN49
 
NIMH Brain Collection
NIH/NIMH/CBDB
Address: NIH Building 10, Room 3C103, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Director: Dr. Joel E. Kleinman
Telephone: (301) 402 7909
Fax: (301) 480 7795
E-mail: kleinmaj@intra.nimh.nih.gov
Web site: http://cbdb.nimh.nih.gov
ABBN4
 
MICHIGAN
 
Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Brain Bank
University of Michigan Health System, Department of Neurology
Address: VAMC, Rm.202, 2215 Fuller Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105-2399
Director: Dr. Sid Gilman
E-mail: sgilman@umich.edu
Phone: 734-936-1808
Coordinator: Lisa Bain
E-mail: lisabain@umich.edu
Phone: 734-936-6267, pager 9198
Fax: 734-845-3241
Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/alzheimers/
ABBN37
 
MINNESOTA
 
Dementia Brain Bank Research Program
Regions Hospital Alzheimer's Research Center
Address: 640 Jackson Street, St. Paul, MN 55101
Directors: Dr. William H. Frey, II and Dr. Leah R. Hanson
Telephone: 1-800-229-2872 or 651-254-2743.
Web site: http://www.alzheimerinfo.org
ABBN63
 
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Mayo Clinic
Address: 4111 Highway 52 North, Rochester, MN 55901
Director: Ronald C Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.
Tel: 507-284-1324
Fax: 507-538-0878
Website: http://mayoresearch.mayo.edu/mayo/research/alzheimers_center/index.cfm
ABBN64
 
RLS Foundation Research Brain Bank
(component of the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center )
Address: 1610 14th Street NW, Suite 300, Rochester, MN 55901
PHONE: 507-287-6465
FAX: 507-287-6312
E-mail: research@rls.org
Website: http://www.rls.org/Page.aspx?pid=540
 
MISSOURI
 
St. Louis University Alzheimer's Brain Bank
St. Louis University School of Medicine
Web site: http://neuroandpsych.slu.edu/
ABBN8
 
The Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (Knight ADRC) Tissue Resource
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Department of Neurology
Address: 4488 Forest Park Avenue, Suite 101, St. Louis, MO 63108
Director: Dr. Nigel Cairns
E-mail: cairnsn@neuro.wustl.edu
Telephone: 314-362-2386
Fax: 314-286-2763
E-mail: webmaster@abraxas.wustl.edu
Web site: http://alzheimer.wustl.edu/
ABBN65
 

UMKC Neuroscience Brain Tissue Bank & Research Laboratory
University of Missouri – Kansas City
Address: Center for Behavioral Medicine, 1000 East 24th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Director: Larry A. Carver, MD
Email: carverlar@umkc.edu
Coordinator: Laura Peck, MSW
Phone: 816-512-7445
Fax: 816-512-7440
Email: lipd28@mail.umkc.edu
Website: http://www.med.umkc.edu/psychiatry/nbtb/

NEW YORK
 
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center & Mental Illness and Alzheimer's Disease Brain Bank
Mount Sinai School of Medicine & James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Address: Box 1230, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029-6571
Director: Mary Sano
Email:  mary.sano@mssm.edu
Tel: 212-241-8329
Fax: 212-996-0987
Coordinator: Dr. Vahran Haroutunian
Telephone: (718) 584 9000 ext 6082
Fax: (717) 365 9622
E-mail: vahram.haroutunian@mssm.edu
Website: http://www.mssm.edu/research/centers/alzheimers-disease-research-center/
ABBN26
 
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Neuropathology
Director: Dr. Peter Davies
E-mail: peter.davies@einstein.yu.edu, pdavies@nshs.edu
ABBN67
 
Einstein-Montefiore Institute For Clinical & Translational Research Biorepository
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director: Dr. Karen Weidenheim
Telephone: (718) 920 4446
Fax: (718) 653 3409
ABBN6

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center/Taub Institute
Columbia University
Address: 630 W. 168th St., P&S Box 16, New York, NY 10032
Directors: Richard Mayeux, MD MSc & Michael Shelanski, MD PhD
Phone: (212) 305-1818
Fax: (212) 342-2849
E-mail: taubinstitute@columbia.edu
Website: http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/taub/index.html

New York Brain Bank at Columbia University
Taub Institute for Research
Address: 3959 Broadway, Room T-8, New York, NY 10032
Directors: Jean Paul G. Vonsattel, M.D.
Telephone: (212) 305 2299
Fax: (212) 342 0083
E-mail: nybb@columbia.edu or jgv2001@columbia.edu
Website: http://www.newyorkbrainbank.org/

 New York University Langone Medical Center - Alzheimer's Disease Center
Department of Pathology
Address: Center of Excellence on Brain Aging, 145 East 32nd Street (2nd Floor), New York, NY 10016
Telephone: (212) 263 6262 (autopsy program)
Website: http://www.med.nyu.edu/adc/
ABBN48
 
Brain Bank for Developmental Disabilities and Aging
New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities
Address: 1050 Forest Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10314-6330
Director: Jerzy Wegiel , V.M.D., Ph.D.
ABBN21
 
Manhattan HIV Brain Bank
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Address: One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029-6574
Director: Dr. Susan Morgello
E-mail: susan.morgello@mssm.edu
Telephone: (212) 241 9118
Fax: (212) 996 1343
Coordinator: Ruijin Shi, M.D., Ph.D.
E-mail: ruijin.shi@mssm.edu
Tel: (212) 241-7510
Website: http://www.mssm.edu/research/programs/manhattan-hiv-brain-bank
ABBN105
 This bank is a part of National NeuroAIDS Tissue Consortium or NNTC
NNTC can be contacted via NNTC Data Coordinating Center, 401 North Washington Street, Suite 700
Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 301-251-1161, Toll-free: 1-866-NNTC-BRAIN (1-866-668-2272)
Fax: 301-576-4597, Email: nntc@emmes.com

 National Ataxia Foundation Tissue Donation Program
VA Medical Center
Address: 113 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208
Director: Dr. Arnulf H. Koeppen
Phone: (518) 626-6373
Fax: (518) 626-6369
ABBN4
 
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Neurosurgery and Neurooncology
Address: Box 670, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642
Director: Kevin A. Walter, MD
Phone: (585) 276-3581
Fax: (585) 273-3022
Website: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/neurosurgery/neurooncology/overview/research/
 

NORTH CAROLINA
 
Kathleen Price Bryan Brain Bank
Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Duke University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology
Address: 2200 West Main St. Suite A200, Durham, NC 27705
Director: Dr. Christine Hulette
Telephone: (919) 684 3994
Fax: (919) 684 6514
E-mail: hulet001@mc.duke.edu
Coordinator: Jacqueline Haley
Telephone: (919) 684 3641
Web site: https://adrc.mc.duke.edu/index.php/research/brain-bank
ABBN12

OHIO
 
Tissue Procurement and Histology Core Facility
Case Western Reserve University – Department of Pathology
Address: 11100 Euclid Avenue, Wearn Room 333, Mail Stop 5070, Cleveland, OH 44106
Director: Robert Wyza
E-mail: robert.wyza@case.edu
Coordinator: Nancy Edgehouse
Email: nle@case.edu
Phone: 216-844-5335
Fax: 216-844-4911
Website: http://www.cwru.edu/med/pathology/facilities/tphc.html
ABBN44
 
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - Alzheimer's Research Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Address: 3130 Highland Avenue, Third Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219-2374
Director: Dr. Frank P. Zemlan
Telephone: 513.475.6618
Email: frank.zemlan@uc.edu
http://www.psychiatry.uc.edu/index.php?q=taxonomy/term/27
ABBN69
 
Human Tissue Resource Network
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Division of Neuropathology
Address: Innovation Centre, 2001 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH 43240
Director: Dr. Wendy Frankel
Coordinator: Laurie A. Johnson
Phone : (614) 293-8528
Fax : (614) 293-7013
Email : laurie.johnson@osumc.edu
http://www.pathology.osu.edu/htrn/default.asp
 
OREGON
 
Oregon Brain Bank
Oregon Health Sciences University - Division of Neuropathology
Address: 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd., L-113, Portland, OR 97239
Telephone: (503) 494 0100
Coordinator: Dr. Randall L. Woltjer
Phone: 503.494.8276
Email: woltjerr@ohsu.edu
Website: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/neurology/alzheimers/research/data-tissue/neuropathology.cfm
ABBN36
 
PENNSYLVANIA

Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Address: 3600 Spruce St., 3rd floor Maloney Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Director: Dr. Virginia M.-Y. Lee
Office: 215-662-6427
Lab: 215-662-3292
Fax: 215-349-5909
Email: vmylee@mail.med.upenn.edu
Brain Bank Manager: Theresa Schuck
Coordinator: Kevin Davies
E-mail: daviesk@mail.med.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-662-4474
Fax: 215-349-5909 or 215-662-4708
Website: http://www.med.upenn.edu/cndr/index.shtml
ABBN70
 
National Disease Research Interchange
Address: 8 Penn Center, 15th Floor, 1628 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone: (800) 222-NDRI (6374) or (215) 557-7361
Fax: (215) 557-7154 or (215) 557-8187
E-mail: info@ndriresource.org
Web site: http://www.ndriresource.org/
ABBN71
 
University of Pittsburgh Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic - Translational Neuroscience Program
Address: University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O'Hara Street, BST W1654, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Director: David A. Lewis, MD
E-mail: lewisda@upmc.edu
Coordinator: Sharon Slovenec
E-mail: slovenecsl@upmc.edu
Phone: (412) 383-8548
Fax: (412) 624-9910
Website: http://www.tnp.pitt.edu/research/cnmdframe_mb.htm
ABBN72
 
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Center
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience – Thomas Jefferson University
Address: 900 Walnut Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Director: Barry W Rovner, MD
Phone: (215) 503-1254
Fax: (215) 503-1992
Website: http://www.jeffersonhospital.org/departments-and-services/alzheimers-disease-dementia-center.aspx
 

RHODE ISLAND  

Brown Brain Tissue Resource Center
Department of Neuropathology
Rhode Island Hospital—APC 12, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903
Director: Dr. Ed Stopa
Email: estopa@lifespan.org
401-444-5155
Website: http://med.brown.edu/neurology/brainbank/index.html


SOUTH CAROLINA

Medical University of South Carolina Center on Aging
Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Neuropathology Laboratory
Address: 19 Hagood Avenue, Suite 806, Charleston, SC 29425
Director: Dr Kumar Sambamurti
Email: sambak@musc.edu
Coordinator: Nicholas Gregory
Phone: (843) 792-7867
Email: gregoryn@musc.edu
Website: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/aging/research/Brain%20Bank/Homepage.htm

 TEXAS
 
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Alzheimer's Disease Center
Department of Neurology - Neuropathology Core
Address: James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9170
Director: Dr. Charles L. White, III
Phone: 214-648-9376
E-mail: Charles.White@utsouthwestern.edu
Website: http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/utsw/cda/dept23589/files/46161.html
ABBN41
 
Garrison Institute on Aging - Brain Bank Program
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Address: 3601 4th Street STOP 9424, Lubbock, Texas 79430-9224
Director: Ruben Gonzales
Phone:: 800.661.0948, 806.743.2408 or 806.789.9526
Coordinator: Janet Woolam
Phone: 806.743.2385 or 806.781.7927
Email: janet.woolam@ttuhsc.edu
Website: http://www.ttuhsc.edu/centers/aging/giabrainbank.aspx

Texas Repository for AIDS Neuropathogenesis Research
University of Texas Medical Branch
Address: 114 McCullough Building Rt. 0785, Glaveston, TX 77555-0785
Director: Dr. Benjamin B. Gelman
E-mail: bgelman@utmb.edu
Telephone: (409) 772 5289
Fax: (409) 772 2500
ABBN104
 This bank is a part of National NeuroAIDS Tissue Consortium or NNTC
NNTC can be contacted via NNTC Data Coordinating Center, 401 North Washington Street, Suite 700
Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 301-251-1161, Toll-free: 1-866-NNTC-BRAIN (1-866-668-2272)
Fax: 301-576-4597, Email: nntc@emmes.com

 
WASHINGTON

Pacific Northwest Dementia and Aging Neuropathology Group (PANDA)
University of Washington – Department of Neuropathology
Web: http://www.pathology.washington.edu/clinical/neuropath/brainbank.php

University of Washington School of Medicine
Laboratory of Neuropathology RJ-05
Address: 325 9th Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
Director: Dr. Alvord Ellsworth Jr.
Telephone: (206) 731 6315
Fax: (206) 731 8240
ABBN35
 
WISCONSIN
 
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Brain Tissue Bank
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Neurology
Address: 9200 West Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226
Director: Dr. Piero Antuono
E-mail: antuono@mcw.edu
Coordinator: Shirley Nicolao
E-mail: jsnicolea@mcw.edu
Telephone: (414) 805 5200
Fax: (414) 259 0469
Web site: http://neurology.mcw.edu/
ABBN11
 
University of Wisconsin Brain Bank
Neuropathology E5/317
Address: 600 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53792
Director: M. Shahriar Salamat, MD, PhD
Telephone: 608 262 7174
ABBN76
 
CANADA
 
Canadian Brain Tissue Bank
Toronto Western Hospital
Address: 399 Bathurst St, Bathurst Wing 5-222, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8
Director: Dr. John R. Wherett
Coordinator: Ms. Seyeda Moosavi
Telephone: (416) 978 5490
Fax: (416) 978 7935
ABBN31
 
The Brain Tumor Tissue Bank
London Health Sciences Centre
Address: University Campus - Rm. C7-108, 339 Windermere Rd., London, Ontario N6A 5A5  Canada
Director: Dr. David Ramsay
Email: david.ramsay@lhsc.on.ca
Coordinator: Marcela White
E-mail: marcela.white@lhsc.on.ca
Tel (519) 663-3427
Fax (519) 663-2930
Website: http://www.braintumour.ca/185/brain-tumour-tissue-bank-researchers
ABBN22

The Quebec Brain Bank
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Address: 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, (Quebec) H4H 1R3
Director: Naguib Mechawar
Coordinator: Danielle Cécyre
Telephone: 514-761-6131 (ask for the Brain Bank)
Fax: 514-888-4479
Email: brain.bank@douglas.mcgill.ca
Website: http://www.douglas.qc.ca/page/brain-bank

Maritime Brain Tissue Bank
Dalhousie University - Faculty of Medicine
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Address: Room 12D, Halifax, NS B3H 1X5, Canada
Director: Dr. Sultan Darvesh
Sultan.Darvesh@dal.ca
(902) 473-2490
Coordinator: Andrew Reid
andrew.reid@dal.ca
(902) 494-1551
(902) 494-2007
Website: http://anatomy.medicine.dal.ca/brainbank.htm

 
EUROPEAN BRAIN BANKS

BrainNet Europe Network
Contact: Prof. Dr. Hans A. Kretzschmar
Phone: +49 (89) 2180 78001
Fax: +49 (89) 2180 78037


AUSTRIA

Medical University of Vienna Brain Bank

Institute of Neurology
AKH 4J, Waehringer Gürtel 18-20
A-1097 Wien, Austria
Contact: Prof. Dr. Herbert Budka
Phone: +43 (1) 40400 5500
Fax: +43 (1) 40400 5511
[ member of BNET Europe] 
 

 FINLAND
 

University of Kuopio

Department of Neuroscience and Neurology
Harjulantie 1 / Canthia Building
70211  Kuopio, Finland
Contact: Prof. Dr. Irina Alafuzoff MD PhD
Phone: +358 (17) 162877
Fax: +358 (17) 162048
[ member of BNET Europe] 
 

 FRANCE
 

 Hospices Civils de Lyon

Centre de Pathologie et Neuropathologie Est
Hospices Civils de Lyon
Groupement Hospitalier Est
57 Bd Pinel
69677 Bron Cedex, France
Contact: Dr. David Meyronet
Phone: +33 (4) 7235 7630
Fax: +33 (4) 7235 7067
[ member of BNET Europe]

Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

CERVEN (Centre d'Etude, de Ressource et de Veille en Neuropathologie) de la Salpêtrière, Paris
Laboratoire de Neuropathologie Raymond Escourolle
Bd de l'Hôpital
75013 Paris, France
Contact: Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Hauw / Dr. Danielle Seilhean
Phone: +33 (1) 4216 1881
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 GERMANY
 

 Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen

Department of Neuropathology
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
37075 Göttingen, Germany
Contact: Prof. Dr. Peter Falkai
Phone: +49 (6841) 162 4201
Fax: +49 (6841) 162 4270
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 University of Wuerzburg

Clinical Neurochemistry
Fuechsleinstr. 15
97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
Contact: Prof. Dr. Peter Riederer
Phone: +49 (931) 201 - 77210
Fax: +49 (931) 201 - 77220
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

Zentrum für Neuropathologie und Prionforschung
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 23
D-81377 München, Germany
Contact: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans A. Kretzschmar
Phone: +49 (89) 2180 78001
Fax: +49 (89) 2180 78037
[ member of BNET Europe]
 
GREECE
 

 National and Capodistrian University of Athens

Dept of Pathology / School of Medicine
Mikras Asias 75
11527 Athens, Greece
Contact: Prof. Dr. E. Patsouris
Phone: +30 (210) 7771 206
Fax: +30 (210) 7462 157
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 HUNGARY

Human Brain Tissue Bank Budapest

Tüzolto u. 58
1094  Budapest, Hungary
Contact: Prof. Miklós Palkovits
Phone: +36 (1) 2160 488
Fax: +36 (1) 2181 612
[ member of BNET Europe]  
 

 ITALY
 

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università de Bologna

Departimento die Scienze Neurologiche
Via Ugo Foscolo 7
40123 Bologna, Italy
Contact: Dr. Piero Parchi
Phone: +39 (051) 6442 228
Fax: +39 (051) 6442 214
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 Istituto Nazionale Neurologico Carlo Besta

Division of Neuropathology and Neurology 5
Via Celoria 11
20133 Milano, Italy
Contact: Dr. Giorgio Giaccone
Phone: +39 (2) 2394 260
Fax: +39 (2) 7063 8217
[ member of BNET Europe]
 
NETHERLANDS
 

Netherlands Brain Bank

Meibergdreef 47
1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contact: Dr. Inge Huitinga
Phone: +31 (20) 566 5499
Fax: +31 (20) 691 8466
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 SPAIN

 
Banco de Tejidas para Investigaciones Neurologicas
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Pabellón 3, Planta Sótano
AV Complutense SN
Madrid 28040, Spain
Teléfono:  913941326   - 91 394 12 20
 E-mail:fuinvesn@med.ucm.es

 Hospital de Bellvitge/Universitat de Barcelona

Institut de Neuropatologia, Seervei Anatomia Patologica
IDIBELL-Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
08907 Hospitalet de LLobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Prof. Dr. Isidro Ferrer
Phone: +34 (93) 403 5808 Fax: +34 (93) 260 7503
[ member of BNET Europe] 
 

 Neurological Tissue Bank, University of Barcelona -

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, BTN-UB/HCBanc de Teixits Neurològics
Universitat de Barcelona SCT – Hospital Clínic
Facultat de Medicina
C/ Casanova, 143, Ala sud, Planta 0
08036 Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Francesc Graus, MD
Phone: +34 932 275 400 (Ext. 2247) / + 34 934 020 440
Fax: +34 934 517 664
[ associate member of BNET Europe]

 

SWEDEN
 

 The Brain Bank at Karolinska Institutet

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS)
Karolinska Institutet
141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
Diego Iacono, MD PhD
Head of The Brain Bank at KI
Phone: +46 8 585 83888
Fax: +46 8 585 83880
[ member of BNET Europe]

 

UNITED KINGDOM
 

The University of Edinburgh Brain Bank

Neuropathology Unit, Department of Pathology
Western General Hospital
Crewe Road
Edinburgh EH4 2XU, United Kingdom
Contact: Prof. Dr. James W. Ironside
Phone: +44 (131) 537 3109
Fax: +44 (131) 343 1404
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 Edinburgh Brain and Tissue Bank - National Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease Surveillance Unit Brain and Tissue Bank

The Bryan Matthews Building
Western General Hospital
Crewe Road
Edinburgh EH4 2XU, United Kingdom
Brain bank director: james.ironside@ed.ac.uk
Brain bank manager: c.a.mckenzie@ed.ac.uk
Brain Bank Office: 44 (0) 131 537 2658
Fax: 44 (0) 131 343 1404

Edinburgh Brain and Tissue Bank - The MRC HIV Brain and Tissue Bank in Edinburgh

Department of Pathology (Neuropathology)
University of Edinburgh
Wilkie Building,Teviot Place
Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 131 651 5305
Fax: +44 131 651 1345
Email: fcarnie@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
 

 Edinburgh Brain and Tissue Bank - Sudden Death Brain and Tissue Bank

The MRC Sudden Death Tissue Bank in Edinburgh
Department of Pathology (Neuropathology)
University of Edinburgh
Wilkie Building, Teviot Place
Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 131 651 5015
Fax: +44 131 651 1345
Email: R.Walker@ed.ac.uk
 

 MRC London Brain Bank for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Institute of Psychiatry
King's College London
De Crespigny Park, London
SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
Email: Claire.Troakes@iop.kcl.ac.uk
Phone: 020 7848 0169
Fax: 020 7848 0275
 

 Newcastle Brain Tissue Resource

Institute for Ageing and Health
Newcastle University
Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 5PL, United Kingdom
E-mail: nbtr@ncl.ac.uk
Tel: 0191 248 1231
 

 Queen Square Brain Bank

Department of Molecular Neuroscience
Institute of Neurology - University College London,
Queen Square,
London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
Contact: Prof. Tamas Revesz
Phone: +44 (20) 837 8370
Fax: +44 (20) 278 4993
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

London (Kings College)

London Institute of Psychiatry
Department of Clinical Neuropathology
Academic Neuroscience Centre
King's College Hospital
Bessemer Road
London SE5 9RS, United Kingdom
Contact: Dr. Safa Al-Sarraj
Phone: +44 (20) 7346 1958
Fax: +44 (20) 7346 1956
[ member of BNET Europe]
 

 London (Imperial College)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Exhibition Road
London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
Contact: Prof. Dr. Richard Reynolds
Joint principal applicant and Director of UK PD Tissue Bank
Phone: +44 (20) 8846 7022
Fax: +44 (20) 8846 7500
[ member of BNET Europe] 

 

SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA
 

BRASIL

Banco de Encéfalos Humanos, Sao Paolo

Grupo de Estudos em Envelhecimento Cerebral da FMUSP
Website: http://www.fm.usp.br/pec/mostrahp.php?origem=pec&xcod=inicio
 

 MEXICO

Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Contact: Dr. Raúl Mena 

 

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Neurological Foundation Human Brain Bank

Auckland Medical School Division of Anatomy with Radiology
Address: Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Director: Professor Richard Faull
Telephone: 64 (9) 373 7599 ext. 86708 or 09 3737 599 ext. 6703
Web site: www.neurological.org.nz/htlm/brianbank.php

 

AUSTRALIA

 Australian Brain Banking Network (ABBN)

Director: Professor Catriona McLean
E-mail: c.mclean@alfred.org.au
Coordinator: Fairlie Hinton
E-mail: f.hinton@mhri.edu.au
Website: http://www.nnf.com.au/platforms/abbn/
 

 New South Wales Tissue Resource Centre

Department of Pathology
University of Sydney
Contact: Donna Sheedy
E-mail: medicine.trc@sydney.edu.au 
Website: http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/pathology/trc/index.php
 

 Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Brain Bank

Brain and Mind Research Institute
Room 723 Level 7 M02F
94 Mallet Street, Camperdown NSW 2050
Phone: 1300 672 265
Fax: 02 9114 4040
E-mail: msrabrainbank@med.usyd.edu.au
 

 South Australian Brain Bank

Centre for Neuroscience
c/- Dept of Anatomy & Histology
Flinders University
Contact: Robyn Flook
E-mail: Robyn.Flook@flinders.edu.au
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide SA 5001
Website: http://som.flinders.edu.au/FUSA/NEUROSCIENCE/SABrainBank.htm
 

 Motor Neurone Disease Research Tissue Bank of Victoria

National Neuroscience Facility
Level 3 161 Barry St
Carlton South Vic 3053
Tel: 03 8344 1900 or 0438 530 372
Email: f.hinton@mhri.edu.au
Website: http://www.mndtissuebank.asn.au/
 

 The Australian National CJD Registry

The Medical Building
Department of Pathology
Faculty of Medicine
The University of Melbourne
Cnr Grattan St & Royal Pde
VIC 3010
Phone: (03) 8344 1949
Fax: (03) 9349 5105
Email: ancjd-reg@unimelb.edu.au\
Website: http://ancjdr.path.unimelb.edu.au/

 

JAPAN
 

Brain Bank for Aging Research

Tokyo Metropolitan Institute o Gerontology
Website, in Japanese: http://www.mci.gr.jp/BrainBank/

 

CHINA
 

Chinese Brain Bank Center (CBBC), Wuhan City

Website, in Chinese: http://www.cbbcnet.org.cn/

 

INDIA
 

Human Brain Tissue Repository

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience, Bangalore
Contact: Dr. S.K Shankar
Email: shankarsk2004@gmail.com

 

SOUTH AFRICA

 Neuropathology at Tygerberg Hospital
Tygerberg Medical Campus
Neuropathology Unit
Address: P.O. Box 19063,
6th Fl. Clinical Bldg.,
Tygerberg 7505,
Cape Town, So.Africa
Director: Professor G. Stuart Rutherfoord
Telephone: 021 9389323
Fax: 021 9333367
E-mail: gsr@gerga.sun.ac.za
Web Site: www.sun.ac.za/anatpath/neuro
 
 

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