Wesley Medical Research Tissue Bank Donation

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President of the Rotary Club of Brisbane Mid-City Michael Sargent presented the CEO and Director of Research of Wesley Medical Research (WMR) Professor David Paterson with a cheque for $2040 from the Club at WMR’s quarterly Advocates event last night.

The Club’s donation will be used to purchase a hot air dryer for the WMR’s Tissue Bank. The dryer will speed the preparation of slide samples of tissue for researchers and increase the quality of the fix of the samples to the slides.

Club Members Kathryn Draper and Collin Myers joined the evening’s activities which included a presentation on an important new addition to the Tissue Bank, the Australian Autism Biobank, the first such facility in Australia which is helping the study of biological causes of autism.

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      Every Friday (except statutory holidays) in the function rooms on Level 4 of The Brisbane Club Tower, 241 Adelaide Street, Brisbane. The best entrance is from Post Office Square (the level above Adelaide Street) through the double glass doors and then right through another set of swing doors to the Brisbane Club lift.

      Arrival is from 12.15 pm with lunch at 12.45 pm. Meetings conclude at 2.00 pm sharp. Visiting Rotarians are extremely welcome.

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