Name of RN
Title of PI Medical Research Council UK Brain Banks Network
Mission of RN
Title Professor
First name James
Last name Ironside
Address of central coordination point for the network
Institution MRC UK Brain Banks Network Co-ordinating Centre, national CJD Research & Surveillance Unit, Western General Hospital
Street Address Crewe Road
City Edinburgh
Postcode EH4 2XU
Country in which RN operates
  • United Kingdom
Date the RN was established


The RN has specific relevance to these neurodegenerative diseases:
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
Funding source

Medical Research Council

Start date for current core funding


Duration of current core funding (months)


Funding amount of current core funding (Euro)

331K Euros

Website address

Types: Research Networks
Member States: United Kingdom
Diseases: Alzheimer's disease & other dementias, Neurodegenerative disease in general, Parkinson's disease & PD-related disorders
Years: 2011
Database Categories: N/A
Database Tags: N/A

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