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Photos: Pickled Human Brains in Jars

Posted Jul 06, 2012

By phvizdak

The Cushing Center, a collection of preserved brains and tumors for research from operations performed by Dr. Harvey Williams Cushing on display at the Sterling Hall of Medicine at Yale Medical School in New Haven, Connecticut. The brains and tumors, packed in formaldehyde, were used in research by Dr. Harvey Williams Cushing (1869-1939), a leading innovator of neurosurgery and brain surgery. 6/29/12. Photography by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register

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