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Neurological Tissue Bank

The collection comprises brain and spinal cord tissue samples from surplus autopsy examinations from the Pathological Anatomy Service of the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital. Donations come from patients with a neurological diagnosis and from others without known neurological injuries.

Enhanced informed consent

Consent is requested of the donors to use the samples to study neurological diseases in order to further knowledge and to provide useful information to improve their diagnosis, prevention and/or treatment.

Sample types

  • Frozen brain tissue.
  • Frozen spinal cord tissue.

Principal Researcher

Elena Antima Martinez Saez

Elena Antima Martinez Saez

Translational Molecular Pathology
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Jorge Hernández Vara

Jorge Hernández Vara

Senior researcher
Neurodegenerative Diseases
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