Iowa NeuroBank Core

The Iowa NeuroBank Core is an open access, not-for-profit core facility established in 2020 with funding from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, NIH, Core services, University of Iowa, and many other generous donors. It holds a large collection of cutting-edge tools, biospecimens and associated data from more than 250 brain donors to researchers worldwide to support a wide range of diagnostic, scientific discovery, educational, or therapeutic purposesThe Core is located at the Medical Research Center as a collaborative effort in the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. Our mission is to facilitate human brain and biomedical research by providing access to samples, tools, and data.

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Specimen Request

Contact us with any questions you have about specimen requests.


Spatial Molecule Programs

We provide centralized expertise in advanced methods and instruments.

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News & Events

Click here to review upcoming seminars, work camps, and more!

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STEM outreach and seminars



Collaborating Institutes across US, UK, and India

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