The NSW BTRC within the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney aims to provide brain and spinal cord tissue specimens for merit-based research. The Director of the NSW BTRC is an experienced academic appointed by the University of Sydney who reports to the Dean of Medicine regarding operations and to a Management Committee regarding the activities, management and performance of the NSW BTRC. The Director oversees all staff and operations. The NSW BTRC has six staff members, including a Deputy Director, Manager and scientific staff.

The NSW BTRC operates in collaboration with the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) in the USA. It has a management committee comprised of representatives from the Sydney Medical School.

Prof Jillian Kril

NSW BTRC Director

Dr Greg Sutherland

NSW BTRC Scientific Director

Ms Donna Sheedy

NSW BTRC Manager

Dr Michael Rodriguez

USyd representative

Prof Macdonald Christie

USyd representative

Presentations and publications that contain the results of research or information from tissue supplied by the NSW Brain TRC must make the following acknowledgement:

Tissues were received from the New South Wales Brain Tissue Resource Centre at the University of Sydney which is supported by the University of Sydney. Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R28AA012725. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Please use this quote when acknowledging NSW Brain TRC