Neuropathology

Neuropathology


Expertise
Amsterdam Neuroscience is the only center in the Netherlands that encompasses extensive neuropathology expertise and knowledge regarding microscopical diagnostics of various brain disorders, and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.

Collections of postmortem brain tissues

  • The current collection of well-characterised tissue samples available includes postmortem patient samples on Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease (PD), and other dementing and motoric disorders (including of ALS patients) in both fresh frozen en formalin fixed forms.
  • A vast amount of control tissue samples collected by the Department of Anatomy and Neurosciences under the name Normal Aging Brain Collection, can be used for comparative studies in cooperation with the Nederlands Brain Bank (KNAW).