October 22, 2014
University of Miami is banking on brains

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Researchers need brains donated by people who die of brain-related illness and also other causes.

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University of Miami is banking on brains

The University of Miami’s “Brain Bank” is a brain tissue bank that forms a center of research into brain-related disease. The Brain Bank has about 500 living donors on its registry. While the brains of people who were ill are important to the study of diseases, the bank also needs donations from people who die from other causes.

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