Centre for NanoHealth Facilities
The centre is located within the new Institute of Life Science 2 (ILS2) building on the site of Singleton Hospital over two floors. The building consists of 1600m2 of state of the art facilities including dedicated laboratory space and offices for research, academic and project staff. The CNH offers a fully integrated nanotechnology and biomedical R&D environment.
Incorporated is a fully equipped nano-fabrication and characterisation class 1000/100 cleanroom for silicon and non-silicon based developments, a class 1000 bioclean room for tissue engineering and device functionalization, NMR, rheology, biomolecule printing, AFM, SEM, and photonics.
The centre includes a category 2 biomedical suite of laboratories offering cell and molecular biology capabilities, including confocal microscopy, and high-throughput/high-content analytical systems (Amnis Imagestream & GE In Cell); microbiology, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering: and nanogenotoxicology.
CNH can also offer access to incubation space as private offices, a clinical research facility and access to a 'first into man' clinical trials unit and MRI/CT patient imaging and health informatics.