Our samples

FFPE Tissue

The HCB currently holds over 20,000 tissue specimens from more than 15,000 patients.

Liquid biopsies and serial blood collections

The HCB has an extensive library of serial blood collections.

MHF fresh-frozen brain library

Due to the unwavering and generous support of the Mark Hughes Foundation we have established the MHF brain bank.

Special collections

In addition to the collections mentioned above, the HCB also has access to a number of special and atypical collections that are available upon request.

To learn more about our collection or to enquire about obtaining samples please contact us on 02 4921 7460 or email HCRA-biobank@newcastle.edu.au

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.