Brain Banks

Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center

Rush University Medical Center

600 S Paulina St #1026
Chicago, IL 60612
United States
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Contact: Gregory Klein
Phone: (312) 947-7232
E-mail: Gregory_Klein@rush.edu

The center does not accept donations.  Collection is limited to participants in longitudinal research projects conducted by the center. Phenotypes collected include Alzheimer's disease, cognitively normal, healthy normal, demential with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, tauopathy, and Parkinson's. Tissues are collected from whole brain, hemispheres, and spinal cord, and CSF is collected postmortem. Samples are available fixed, frozen, block, and stained.   Longitudinal clinical, imaging, cognitive testing and other data are available with tissue samples.