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This event will be run twice: once from 1-3pm and once from 4-6pm.


  • What is the Oxford Brain Bank?
  • Why is it important to have a brain bank?
  • What are the plans for the future?

Come and hear Oxford Brain Bank staff answer these questions during an introductory talk in Seminar Rooms A & B, Level 6 of the West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital.


This talk will be followed by a tour of the Neuropathology Lab on Level 1 of the West Wing, where you will have the opportunity to:

  • Look down a microscope at a healthy and diseased human brain
  • See a real human brain
  • Observe how tissue is prepared for analysis
  • Learn about research projects involving brain bank tissue