Brain Banks

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand Human Brain Bank

Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland

85 Park Road
PO Box 92019
Grafton 1142
New Zealand
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Contact: Co-Director Dr Maurice Curtis
Phone: 64 09 923 6702 0508 BRAINS (272 467)
E-mail: brainbank@auckland.ac.nz

The brain bank houses one of the most extensive collections of human brain tissue in the southern hemisphere, comprising nine different neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), epilepsy and schizophrenia. The bank also contains more than 70 normal brains.