Australian Brain Injury Biobank and Registry (Neurological injury)

Certification Status: Complete Education
Registration Status: Completed

We are currently collecting detailed baseline and longitudinal outcome data on patients admitted to intensive care with different types of acute neurological injury including subarachnoid haemorrhage, intracranial haemorrhage and traumatic brain injury. Our objective is to develop a parallel biobank with an aim to augment and improve our understanding of these often catastrophic injuries.

Registered Biobank Name Australian Brain Injury Biobank and Registry (Neurological injury) (ABIBaR)
Biobank Leader Christopher Andersen
Principal Investigator Christopher Andersen, Anthony Delaney, Oliver Flower
Address ICU Department, Royal North Shore Hospital
St Leonards, NSW, Australia
Email for biobank inquiries
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: