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.
The Sydney Brain Bank at NeuRA aims to facilitate world class research and break throughs in ageing and neurodegenerative disorders. Globally it supplies tissue to 30-40 research projects a year, with many of these projects a collaborative effort between external research institutions. Lead by Dr Claire Shepherd, recently appointed to the position of Director of the Sydney Brain Bank, the team has developed a new method that […]