Formalin-fixed and fresh-frozen brain and spinal cord tissue for research projects may be requested by researchers worldwide. This request first has to undergo a scientific review to ensure that the tissue requested is utilised properly and appropriately. Only after this request has been approved by the NSWBB Scientific Review Committee and a Material Transfer Agreement has been signed can the tissue be distributed to researchers. To read more about this process please click HERE.
Epigenetics is the study of how our environment influences the expression of our genes. My group has found a link between early life experiences and attention. Exposure to traumatic experiences in the early stages of life, including abuse or neglect, parental divorce or mental illness, and poverty, are known to influence the development of some mental illnesses. These early experiences also […]