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Vision and Mission

The Vision of the Netherlands Brain Bank

The human brain forms one of the main scientific puzzles and many aspects of its functioning are still waiting to be understood. Innovative research using human brain tissue may lead to major scientific breakthroughs regarding the understanding of the human brain in health and disease and yield novel therapeutic strategies to treat brain disorders.

The Mission of the Netherlands Brain Bank

The Netherlands Brain Bank (NBB) facilitates cutting edge human brain research by providing the scientific community with the highest quality post mortem tissue of patients and matched controls in combination with cliniconeuropathological documentation. The NBB adheres to strict ethical guidelines such as informed consent, open access, and a non-profit policy as stated in Brain Net Europe’s Ethical Code of Conduct for brain banking.


Vision and Mission