Human Brain Tissue Laboratory

Human brain tissue laboratory
In collaboration with the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, this lab provides the pivotal link between our  pre-surgical evaluation and patient’s post-surgical outcome.

Brain tissue extracted at surgery, often for treatment of epilepsy, can be studied under the microscope and tested with drugs, not otherwise possible in humans, and frequently tested on animals as an alternative.

The lab provides a vital testing ground for novel drug development and testing as well as providing a vital insight into links between invasive and non-invasive brain function testing.