Brain Endowment Bank

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Becoming a Brain Bank donor registers you as a valuable member of our research program, a family of registered donors of different ages, sexes, races, and ethnicities.

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About the Brainbank

Established in 1987, the University of Miami Brain Endowment Bank is one of the largest biorepositories in the United States.

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The Brain Endowment Bank supports America’s engine of discovery by distributing tissues to qualified researchers to support the investigative efforts of scientists from across the nation.

University of Miami Brain Endowment Bank

The University of Miami’s Brain Endowment Bank™ is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) NeuroBioBank, one of six designated brain and tissue biorepositories in the nation.

The Brain Endowment Bank encourages brain donation to support medical and scientific researchers, who study the human brain in search of better medications and treatments, and ultimately a cure for brain diseases and disorders.