The NSW Organ and Tissue Donation Service is involved in world class research relating to innovative treatments for corneal health in Australia.

The Australian Ocular Biobank plays a significant role in the understanding and treatment of various causes of eye disease and vision impairment in Australia, such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma, eye conditions. The Biobank will serve as a resource for researchers in the discovery of new treatments and preventative strategies.

To find out more information about the Biobank or research projects please contact the NSW Tissue Banks on (02) 9382 7855 or via email at

The NSW Organ and Tissue Donation Service research application form and research protocol document can be found below.

Download Research Application Form

Download Research Protocol


Research Reports

Southern Cross University

The NSW Organ and Tissue Donation Service partners with Southern Cross University to undertake research investigating practical strategies for increasing registrations on the Australian Organ Donor Register.

Please see link to the research report here.


Community Engagement Strategy 

Please see link to the Community Engagement Strategy 2020-2025 here