Sydney Brain Bank

Registration Status: Completed
Objective:

The focus of the Sydney Brain Bank is on brain changes during ageing and neurodegeneration. We collect post-mortem brain and spinal cord tissue for distribution to accredited research scientists to undertake ethically-approved research studies.

Registered Biobank Name Sydney Brain Bank (SBB)
Biobank Leader Claire Shepherd
Principal Investigator Professor Glenda Halliday
Address Barker Street
Randwick, NSW, Australia
Website https://nswbrainbank.org.au/
Email for biobank inquiries c.shepherd@neura.edu.au
User Type
  • Mono: A biobank that supports a specific research project, may have few staff members, a small-scale accrual scope with little to no initial intention of releasing or distributing biospecimens to secondary parties
  • Oligo: A biobank that supports several research groups or clinical trials, may or may not be designed to release biospecimens outside their collaborative group
  • Poly: A biobank that has generally a larger accrual scope, resources, and multiple users outside the biobank proper
Poly - Collection aimed at supporting undetermined, multiple users with ethics approved research projects, through a defined access/application mechanism.
Biospecimen Collected: