All brains undergo thorough neuropathological examination to determine a final diagnosis according to the latest published diagnostic criteria. This information is fed back to the donors’ next-of-kin and medical practitioners via the recruiting brain donor program. All tissue samples are de-identified to ensure anonymity of the donor.
Examples of common neuropathology
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