Number of people registered to donate their bodies to medical science

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Dear University College London,

I would like to request the following information:
1. The number of people currently registered to donate their entire body to the university's medical school for teaching purposes.
2. The number of people currently registered to donate their brain to the university's medical school for teaching purposes.
3. The number of cadavers used for teaching purposes during each of these years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
4. The number of brains used for teaching purposes during each of these years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Yours faithfully,

John Jeffay

Finance.FOI Requests, University College London

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Dear Mr Jeffay,

 

We have completed the compilation of information in response to your
request.

 

We can confirm that we do hold some information of the description
specified in your request and this information, where it is held, is
provided below.

 

1.     The number of people currently registered to donate their entire body to the university's medical school for teaching purposes.

 

We do not hold this information.

2.     The number of people currently registered to donate their brain to the university's medical school for teaching purposes.

 

We do not hold this information.

 

3.     The number of cadavers used for teaching purposes during each of these years:

 

2014 (32), 2015 (21), 2016 (26), 2017 (23) and 2018 (23).

 

4.     The number of brains used for teaching purposes during each of these years:

 

2014 (32), 2015 (21), 2016 (26), 2017 (23) and 2018 (23).

 

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