A A text size:


Every two years the NBB publishes a progress report. You can download the reports here.

 Progress Report 2007-2008

Progress Report 2009-2010

Progess Report 2011-2012

Progress Report 2013-2014

Progress Report 2015-2016

Between 2010 and 2014, more than 400 publications have resulted from research projects that have received NBB tissue.

Publication list 2010-2014

The NBB participated in BrainNet Europe. This list describes the publications related to BrainNet Europe until 2010. In addition, BrainNet Europe's Code of Conduct for brain banking was published in 2015 (Journal of Neural Transmission).

Impact factor

The impact factor of a scientific journal indicates how often its recently published articles have been cited, on average. The table below shows the numbers of publications (2004-2012) for which NBB-tissue was used, for different journal impact factors.


Impact factor      Publications       Publications by NIN research groups
Over 9      56      27 (48%)
7 - 9      52      12 (19%)
Under 7      362      128 (35%)
All journals      470      167 (36%)