NSW State Biobank News

Latest updates from NSW State Biobank

Meet the team – Toby Baldwin, Biobanking Support Officer

Toby Baldwin, Biobanking Support Officer

Toby Baldwin, our experienced and enthusiastic Biobanking Support Officer, joined the NSW Health Statewide Biobank in September 2018. Toby’s background in pathology began when his mother – an RN and phlebotomist – would bring her children to the laboratory instead of after-school care. While honing his skills as a musician and audio engineer, Toby worked … Read more

Welcoming Professor Jennifer Byrne as our Director, Biobanking Services.

Professor Jennifer Byrne

NSW Health Pathology and NSW Health’s Office for Health and Medical Research are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Jennifer Byrne as Director, Biobanking Services, which she will take up on 30 September 2019. This is a new full-time position created to lead the NSW Health biobanking program, including the NSW Health Statewide Biobank. … Read more

World’s first brain clot bank helps fight nation’s third biggest killer

World’s first brain clot bank helps fight nation’s third biggest killer

Ground-breaking research into the prevention and treatment of strokes is underway via a partnership between the NSW Health Statewide Biobank and researchers from the NSW Brain Clot Bank. Researchers Dr Sonu Bhaskar and Associate Professor Murray Killingsworth say this will be the first and largest brain clot biobank collection of its kind in the world … Read more

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