Centre d'Etude, de Ressource et de Veille en Neuropathologie (CERVEN) de la Salpêtrière, Paris
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Note: CERVEN is a member of BrainNet Europe.
Pr. Jean-Jacques Hauw
Dr V. Sazdovitch
Sample types available
Nervous tissue is stored in formaldehyde and then cryopreserved in one of 10 deep freezers connected to alarms. The management of the bank is computerized.
Data available for each sample
Quantity of available samples
Quantities not specified. Diseases represented include:
Motor neuron disease
Parkinson disease and other parkinsonial disorders (progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy)
Who can request samples
The brain bank is open to every research team provided the research has been approved by an ethics committee.
The specimens are offered free of charge.
How to request samples
Requirements associated with sample use
Ethics committee approval.
Ongoing sample collection?
No publications pertaining to MS or related disorders listed as of April 12, 2012.