Published on 27 Nov 2019

NTU, NNI and NHG launch Singapore’s first brain bank to study neurological disorders

NTU Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, the National Healthcare Group and the National Neuroscience Institute jointly launch the Brain Bank Singapore

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 deceased donors.

Setting up a national brain bank resource for Singapore will open up new research possibilities that will generate new knowledge of brain diseases.

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