Autism Brain Tissue Banking

@article{Haroutunian2007AutismBT,
  title={Autism Brain Tissue Banking},
  author={Vahram Haroutunian and Jane Pickett},
  journal={Brain Pathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17}
}
One avenue of progress toward understanding the neurobiological basis of autism is through the detailed study of the post‐mortem brain from affected individuals. The primary purpose of autism brain tissue banking is to make well‐characterized and optimally preserved post‐mortem brain tissue available to the neuroscience research community. In this paper we discuss our current understanding of the criteria for optimal characterization and preservation of post‐mortem brain tissue; the pitfalls… 
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