Donating Brain Tumour Tissue for Research

In January 2021, we were proud to launch a brand new brain tumour tissue bank, in collaboration with OSCAR'S Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Leeds.

Why donate brain tumour tissue? 


Using real tissue is the best way to make sure testing for new drugs and treatments is accurate and reliable. Tissue banks are in need of donations in order to continue with pioneering new research models, ultimately moving us closer to a cure for brain cancer.
The team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals have put together this fantastic short video which explains the process of signing up to donate brain tumour tissue, and the many benefits it can bring:

How to find out more and get involved

To find out more about the Leeds Neuro Research Tissue Bank, funded by YBTC in partnership with OSCAR's, please click here.

For more information about opportunities to donate brain tumour tissue, contact or call 0113 340 0111. We can put you in touch with the relevant team in your area.
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