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Brain Collection To Treat Diseases

Brain Collection To Treat Diseases

A Belgian hospital hosts 1 of the world's largest human brain collections. Doctors say it could help to find treatment for schizophrenia and depression. The 3,000 brains of psychiatric patients came from a collection. Started in the 50s by a British neuro pathologist.

Brain Collection

Scientists say the older brains are the most interesting. They carry diseases that have not been treated with modern medicines. Doctors are now using new methods to study the sick brains. The first results of their research will be available in late 2017.