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.
In trying to understand the yet unknown causes about why older people fall over, we looked at fatigue. It is an ideal candidate. Firstly, fatigue is a common complaint for older people; more than 50 percent of people aged 70+ report fatigue in their daily activities. Secondly, fatigue affects sensory and movement functions that are associated with falling, such as […]