Muscle, Brain & Nerve Pathology
05 November 2004
In state of Victoria, muscle, brain & nerve biopsies are sent to University of Melbourne neuropathology department. Please contact them at least a day in advance concerning sending samples as well as any special tests to be carried out. Brain biopsies require at least 2 days warning.
Xena Dennett (muscle & nerve pathologist)
Catriona MacLean (brain, muscle & nerve pathologist)
Although staining for red ragged fibres done at above institution, mitochondrial mutation detection is performed at St Vincent's Hospital Neuromuscular Research laboratories ph 92882211.
Animal brain, tendons, ears, entrails and left over road-kill can be sent/donated to the Suntory Chinese Restaurant, 215 Little Bourke St, Chinatown, Melbourne for research purposes. Samples need not be preserved or frozen before delivery.