Pusan National University Hospital Brain Bank
A research society for brain affected by degenerative brain diseases of Pusan National University Hospital was established on December 2, 2009. The society had performed its first autopsy on September 10, 2011. The society changed its name to Pusan National University Hospital Brain Bank(PNUH Brain Bank) in January 2014 and has been operated with the changed name since then.
PNUH Brain Bank accurately diagnoses degenerative brain diseases based on results of brain autopsy. We preserve donated brain tissues with standardized methods and provide those to researchers in need of brain tissues.
The governing body of PNUH Brain Bank is composed of clinicians, pathologists, and neuroimaging specialists who belong to the department of pathology, forensic medicine, neurology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, rehabilitation medicine, and nuclear medicine.