The Sydney Brain Bank is based at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) which is located next to the Prince of Wales Hospital on Barker St in Randwick NSW.
The Sydney Brain Bank is cooperatively managed and supported by NeuRA and the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales.
The Brain Bank is managed by Dr Claire Shepherd and its director Professor Glenda Halliday and a management committee. The Brain Bank operates with the NSW Brain Tissue Resource Centre at The University of Sydney as the NSW Brain Banks (NSWBB). Our aim is to provide Australian and international researchers with access to well characterised, post-mortem human central nervous system tissue through an integrated process.
It all started around the kitchen table! Four passionate scientists, Professors Ian McCloskey, Erica Potter, David Burke and Simon Gandevia, founded the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute back in 1991. For a few years, we had asked ourselves the right way to establish a new research centre where we could dedicate our efforts to medical research. It was the focus […]