This page contains a selection of approved Primate Brain Bank projects, to illustrate the variety of uses of the tissue, and the world-wide reach of the PBB
Development of cortical pyramidal neurons in primates and its implications for human cognitive evolution.
Hrvoj-Mihic (2013). Department of Anthropology, University of California – San Diego.
Specimens: Macaca fascicularis, Papio hamadryas, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus.
Comparing primate brain connections.
Mars (2012). Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.
Specimens: Macaca arctoides.
Developing brain transcriptome of human and non-human primates.
Sestan (2010). Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine.
Specimens: Pan troglodytes, Pan paniscus, Gorilla gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus.
A comparative study of melaninisation in the primate brain.
Double (2010). Neuroscience Research Australia.
Specimens: Callithrix, Macaca, Papio, Pan, Gorilla.