Intersect will work on extending and enhancing the Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank (ASRB) for the Schizophrenia Research Institute.
The ASRB enables researchers to study the genetic underpinnings of schizophrenia and diagnostic subgroups within it, with the aim of leading to improved treatments and preventative strategies.
Intersect built the ASRB in 2009. A secure commercial grade system, the ASRB revolutionised the way schizophrenia research data is collected, stored and disseminated in Australia. NeCTAR will fund $639k of this research tool, with a co-investment $1019k.