Cambridge Brain Bank

  • Research type

    Research Tissue Bank



  • Research summary

    Cambridge Brain Bank

  • REC name

    East of England - Cambridge Central Research Ethics Committee

  • REC reference


  • Date of REC Opinion

    18 Jan 2021

  • REC opinion

    Further Information Favourable Opinion

  • Data collection arrangements

    The tissue is stored in freezers,paraffin blocks and slide stores on the Addenbrookes campus or offsite storage in HTA licenced facilities. Data is stored on a password protected database stored on a CUH network drive.

    Consent maybe taken by the clinician treating the donor and or the Brain Bank nurse or chaplaincy staff in her absence

  • Research programme

    The facility routinely supplies a wide human material for cellular and molecular phenotyping to a variety of BRC themes, as well as to University researchers, quality assurance schemes (NEQAS), clinical trials and commercial companies, for research into a wide range of neurodenerative diseases.

  • Storage license


  • RTBTitle

    Cambridge Brain Bank

  • Establishment organisation

    Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Addenbrooke's Hospital

  • Establishment organisation address

    Department of Histopathology

    Level 5, Hills Road


    CB2 0QQ