Faculty of Medicine,Dentistry and Health Sciences Department of Pathology

Diagnostic Services

Centre for Translational Pathology - Molecular Diagnostics

The NATA-accredited Molecular Diagnostics Unit (MDx) of the CTP offers a suite of genetic analyses for neurodegenerative disease and somatic mutations in cancer.

CTP Website

Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) Registry

The Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Registry (ANCJDR) was established in October 1993 in response to the recognition of four probable Australian human pituitary hormone related CJD deaths.

ANCJDR Website


The Biorepository supports the work of large multidisciplinary genetic epidemiological research studies and is housed within the southey Research Laboratory in the Department of Pathology.



Departmental Services

Histology Facility

The Laboratory acts as a service facility within the Department, to meet the teaching and research needs of staff and students, as well as providing occasional work for sources external to the University.

Website: http://www.anatomy.unimelb.edu.au/services/histology/index.html

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