Resources and Links

 

VCU Pages:

VCU Department of Neurology

http://neurology.vcu.edu/

VCU Parkinson’s Center

http://www.parkinsons.vcu.edu/

 

Brain Donation Links:

Benefits of Brain Donation

http://www.medicinenet.com/autopsy/page4.htm

National Institutes of Health Supported Site

https://neurobiobank.nih.gov/

 

Society Pages:

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer;s Association

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s) Association

ALS Society

MS Society

Multiple Sclerosis

Parkinson’s Foundation

Parkinson’s Foundation

PSP Society

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

 

Significant Articles and Other Reading:

  1.  Investigators have deciphered the structure of tau proteins.. For article, click here

 

Sample of Publications Using Brain Bank Tissues:

1.  Alzheimer’s Disease and Hippocampal Cells  Alzheimers Paper

2.  Alzheimer’s Disease on Hippocampal Mitochondria   AD and Mitochondria

3.  ALS alterations in Spinal Cord    ALS and Mitochondria