School of Medical Sciences

Facilities and services

For a comprehensive list of facilities and services available to all staff and students, please refer to the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences' facilities and resources page.

Departments within the School of Medical Sciences offer a range of research-related specialised facilities and services. Below is a partial list of what is currently available.

  • AMRF Medical Sciences Learning Centre - Whakaaro Pai
  • Analytical methods (Mass spectrometer; HPLC equipment etc)
  • Auckland Regional Tissue Bank — Te Ira Kāwai
  • Biomedical Imaging Research Unit (BIRU)
  • Biomedical Engineering
    Excellent mechanical and electronic workshops used to develop and construct specialist equipment for research and teaching projects.
  • Custom drug synthesis and development
  • DNA sequencing
  • FUJI LAS3000 imager
  • Human Brain Bank
    Internationally recognised for neuroscience research
  • Human Anatomy Laboratories and Resource Centre
  • Luminex 100 cytokine
    Assay up to 100 analytes in a single well of a microtiter plate, using very small sample volumes. A fast and cost-effective bioassay for many assay formats including nucleic acid assays, receptor-ligand assays, immunoassays and enzymatic assays.