Ever wonder what happens after you donate your brain to science? If you have a disease or disorder like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, autism, traumatic brain injuries, depression, it can be used to help researchers better understand the condition and potentially lead to new treatments. But scientists also need to study the brains of people unaffected by any type of disease.
The Brain Donor Project Founder and CEO Tish Hevel recently in a live webinar with Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday, along with her colleague, Bill Scott, Director of the NeuroBio Brain Bank at the University of Miami. The Science Friday webinar later aired on 400 radio stations across the US.