Neuropathology Tumour and Tissue Bank

Certification Status: Complete Education
Registration Status: Completed

The NTTB banks surgical brain biopsies, resections, blood, cells, nanoparticles, fluids and post-mortem whole brains and spinal cords, and associated information with a focus on several disease groups under three sub-studies: 1. Brain cancer - Sydney Brain Tumour Bank (SBTB) 2. Neuroinflammatory and -degenerative diseases - RPAH Neuropathology Tissue Bank 3. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy - Australian Sports Brain Bank (ASBB)

Registered Biobank Name Neuropathology Tumour and Tissue Bank (NTTB)
Biobank Leader Kimberley Kaufman
Principal Investigator Michael Buckland, Kimberley Kaufman, Antony Harding, Brindha Shivalingam
Address Brain and Mind Centre M02F, 94 Mallett St
Camperdown, 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: