Brain Banks

Douglas - Bell Canada Brain Bank

Douglas Institute

6875 LaSalle Boulevard
Verdun, QC H4H 1R3
Canada
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Phone: (514) 761-6131
E-mail: brain.bank@douglas.mcgill.ca

The brain bank accepts donations from residents of Quebec Province with longitudinal or clinical records. Phenotypes collected for most neurodegenerative diseases, healthy brain, mental disorders, and suicide victims. Whole brain, hemisphere, and some spinal cord tissues are available to researchers fixed, frozen, and sometimes block. Projects must be approved by the Research Ethics Board or Institutional Review Board.