Insight With Beth Ruyak

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Scientists Explain Brain Endowment For Autism Research Sciences Program


The UC Davis MIND Institute has established a unique network to assist with autism research: the Brain Endowment for Autism Research Sciences Program is informally known as “the brain bank.” This system helps UCDavis scientists access brain tissue for research, but it’s a lesser known aspect of organ donation. Insight host, Beth Ruyak, speaks with Dr. David Amaral, MIND Institute Research Director, and Dr. Cynthia Schumann, BEARS Tissue Program Director.

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