The HBTB is a member of the BrainNetII. Europe consortium. The activity of the HBTB is in accordance with the ethic and safety rules and the scientific requirements of the consortium.
The tissue samples are made available free of charge to qualified researchers or research laboratories world-wide after signing a statement about scientific collaborations with the HBTB (declaration 1) and a declaration of the proper use of human samples strictly for research studies (declaration 2). The tissue samples will be studied in the course of an approved research project and will not be provided to anybody else.
The fate of the microdissected samples, including the complete utilization should be reported to the HBTB. If the samples are not used completely, the remaining portions should be buried. If the burial of the samples would be unaccomplished, they should be resubmitted to the HBTB.