Dr Colin Smith

Colin Smith, Professor of Neuropathology, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh

col.smith@ed.ac.uk

http://www.ed.ac.uk/clinical-brain-sciences/people/principal-investigators/professor-colin-smith

Human Brain Bank

Th brain bank is a dynamic resource to develop and support translational research and for detailed assessment of the human neurodegenerative disorders, such as motor neurone disease. The Edinburgh Brain Bank supports the wishes of patients with MND who wish to donate their brain to support ongoing research into this devastating condition. Human MND brain tissue from the Edinburgh Brain Bank has supported research at the microscopic, ultrastructural and genetic level, supporting local, national and international research activity.