The RPA Department of Neuropathology is the only Neuropathology Department in NSW. It provides subspecialist diagnostic expertise on a wide variety of neurosurgical and forensic neurological specimens. Its main functions are:
The Neuropathology laboratory was established in 1986 in the Blackburn building of the University of Sydney. In 2013 it relocated to state of the art laboratories at the Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney. The Department provides training opportunities for anatomical pathology trainees as well as research students, and is closely affiliated with the University of Sydney Discipline of Pathology and Central Clinical School. It also actively contributes to medical student teaching at the University of Sydney.