Brain Banks

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Emory University

Emory University School of Medicine
101 Woodruff Circle, WMB Suite 6000
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States
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Contact: Director Allan Levey, M.D., Ph.D.
Phone: (404) 728-6950
E-mail: alevey@emory.edu

The center has frozen tissue specimens from more than 500 patients with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's diseases, tauopathy, and other neurodegenerative disease. Also controls who participated in longitudinal studies during their lifetimes. About 30 frozen specimens and about 50 paraffin blocks of biopsied brain tissue, formalin-fixed, paraformaldehyde-fixed, or cryopreserved. Tissues are collected from whole brain, hemispheres, spinal cord, also fasted CSF. They are available to researchers fixed, frozen, block, or stained. Click here for details.