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Borgland Family Brain Tissue and DNA Bank

The Borgland Family Brain Tissue and DNA Bank (the Biobank) opened in 2015 as a centralized resource for collection, storage, and distribution of the highest quality of pre- and post-mortem tissue at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. 

The Biobank's mission is to provide a comprehensive service for the collection, processing, storage, and rapid retrieval of biospecimens and medical information for approved research projects using a professional and compassionate approach to patient consenting that adheres to the highest standards of research ethics and patient privacy.

For information about the Borgland Family Brain Tissue and DNA Bank and its services, please email Dr. Seti Boroomand, Biobank Manager, at