Brain Banks

Human Brain and Spinal Fluid Resource Center

University of California, Los Angeles

11301 Wilshire Blvd. (127A)
Building 212 Room 16
Los Angeles, CA 90073
United States
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Phone: (310) 268-3536

The center collects, stores, and distributes pre- and postmortem tissues including brain, spinal cord, CSF, serum, blood cells, and urine. The center maintains inventories of its tissue and fluid samples and makes them available for scientists without a clinical site. The center has no donor age limit, but does not accept brain tissue from people with tuberculosis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, or people who were on a respirator before death.