Singapore, 27 November 2019 - Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s (NTU Singapore) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), in partnership with National Healthcare Group (NHG) and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), is launching Singapore’s first brain bank.
Hosted at LKCMedicine, the brain bank aims to be a research repository for brain and spinal cord tissues from donors who have passed away.
Setting up a national brain bank resource for Singapore is a vision shared by researchers and clinicians in the neuroscience community. Conceptualised by a joint team from LKCMedicine, NHG, and NNI, the brain bank will open up new research possibilities that will generate new knowledge of brain diseases.
Named Brain Bank Singapore, the joint research centre is co-funded by the three partners.
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