Brain Banks

Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Maloney Building, 3rd Floor
3600 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2676
United States
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Contact: Kevin Davies
Phone: 215-662-4474
E-mail: daviesk@mail.med.upenn.edu

The center accepts brain/spinal cord and biofluid/DNA donations from participants followed in NIA- and NINDS-funded studies, within the parameters described in Toledo et al., 2013. Phenotypes include Alzheimer's disease, family history of Alzheimer's, cognitively normal, healthy normal, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, tauopathy, and Parkinson's disease. Tissue sites are whole brain, hemisphere, spinal cord, fasted CSF; samples are fixed, frozen, block, or stained.