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OMG! The Brain Bank That Stores Thousands of Brains for Research

Published on: 6/08/17 12:15 PM

Here is an inside look at The Brain Bank That Stores Thousands of Brains for Research!

The James J Peters VA Medical Center located in New York City and in the Bronx area is just one of the most OMG Places in the earth. Also known to be the Brain Bank, there are almost thousands of Human Brains which are stored in the Bank for Research. Headed by Dr. Vahram Haroutunian, the Director of the lab organized by Mount Sinai NIH Brain and Tissue Repository, the job of the Institution is to store the brains which have been donated by the people for studies.

Over the past years, there have been many issues related to mental health as well as illness from all over the world. Researching about their psychic conditions and how they can be reduced is indeed a big question to ask. However, there are many other Human Banks in the World which conducts researches and makes it even more worthy. Here is an inside look at The Brain Bank That Stores Thousands of Brains for Research!

1. Dr. Vahram Haroutunian briskly holds a recently donated human brain which is cut to one half!

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2. Formaldehyde solutions are used to preserve the human Brains. This helps to tore brains for a long duration!

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3. Dr. Haroutunian is present in the lab holding another half of Human Brain!

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4. This particular sample of brain is stored at the lab in order to study the neuro-degerative disease!

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5. A worker at the brain bank is running a saw to cut a piece form the human brain slice!

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6. A serial Number on a slice of the human brain is printed from which a worker needs to cut a piece from the sample.

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7. A worker implements a saw in order to cut a piece from the frozen human brain slice. A design is drawn before that.

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8. A package of human brain slice is resealed just after the worker finishes using the slice!

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9. A frozen slice is on the hands of Dr. Vahram Haroutunian while he explains the phenomenal usage of it!

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10. A worker in the lab is holding the Sample container and attaching a label in order to identify the sample of the brain.

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11. A Picture of the Frozen Container Lab of all the slices of Human Brain

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12. To prevent decomposing, a formal-dehyde solution is used to store Human brains

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13. A bucket with a human brain stored in formaldehyde.

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14. Dr. Vahram Haroutunian poses for a picture at the brain bank.

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15. A sign is pictured on a freezer that contains the human brain samples.

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