Participating Brain Banks

The participating brain banks collect and provide post mortem human brain tissue and related samples for research into brain and mind disorders. Each brain bank remains the custodians of tissue collected through their institutions.

List of Participating Centres

New South Wales Brain Banks - currently collecting and distributing tissue


Queensland Brain Bank - no longer collecting or ditributing tissue due to lack of funding

South Australian Brain Bank - currently collecting and distributing tissue
Dr Rebecca Ormsby
+61 8 8204 4393
rebecca.ormsby@flinders.edu.au

  • Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science
  • Flinders Medical Centre

Victoria Brain Bank - currently collecting and distributing tissue
Ms Fairlie Hinton
+61 3 8344 1900
fairlie.hinton@florey.edu.au

  • The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • Motor Neuron Disease Research Tissue Bank

Western Australia Brain Bank - currently collecting and distributing tissue
Ms Caroline Casely
+61 8 9224 1192
caroline.casely@health.wa.gov.au

  • Department of Anatomical Pathology, Royal Perth Hospital