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The Parkinson's UK Brain Bank is the UK's largest brain
bank dedicated to Parkinson's.
We collect tissue from people with and without the condition and
provide it to researchers in the UK and around the world who are
working towards a cure for Parkinson's.
Image right: Dr David Dexter, Scientific Director of the
Parkinson's UK Brain Bank
Become a brain donor and help us to
find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by
Vital research relies upon the generosity of donors and their
families who make the vital gift of brain donation after death.
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questions and answers that we receive about brain donation.
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Bank team with your questions directly.
Just one donated brain can be used in up to 50 different
We supply tissue to researchers investigating Parkinson's in the
UK and around the world.
Use tissue from the Parkinson's UK Brain
Jane Asher visits the Parkinson's UK Brain Bank
David Dexter, Scientific Director of the Parkinson's UK
Brain Bank, describes the work of the Brain Bank
24-hour emergency contact:
If a donor has died or is not expected to live much longer,
please call 07659 104537.
Parkinson's UK is the operating name of the Parkinson's Disease Society of the United Kingdom. A registered charity in England and Wales (258197) and in Scotland (SC037554)