Facilities

The MGSS benefits from access to essential and unique resources

Easy access to well-characterized brain samples through the Douglas-Bell Canada Brain Bank

  • Over 3000 samples available
  • Ships 1000 samples annually to researchers worldwide
  • Actively recruits brains through a partnership with the Quebec Coroner’s Office

Centre for Translational Research on Mood Disorders and Suicide

  • Recently inaugurated $10M facility
  • Cellular imaging centre (confocal and multi-photon microscopes)
  • Single-cell analysis capability (FACS, laser-capture microdissection)
  • In-house sequencing equipment
  • Biobanking facilities (blood samples, fibroblasts, pluripotent stem cells)

Access to other resources located at the Douglas University Institute for Mental Health