Rare genes: Alzheimer's hope

Aaron and Taylor Adams and their parents, Kellie and Andrew, have touched the hearts of the nation by sharing their story with the Australian Women’s Weekly. Dr Ya Hui  Hung is on a quest to help the family and find a cure for this devastating illness.  Please help the Florey find a cure so kids with NP-C have a future.

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Rare genes: Alzheimer's hope
Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease

As Parkinson’s progresses, we see different symptoms appear.  In this talk, we explore the issues beyond movement disorders.

Professor Malcolm Horne is a senior member of the Neurodegeneration laboratory at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

Wednesday, 10th February 2016, 6:30pm

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Concussion in sport

Concussion in sport

Assoc Prof Paul McCrory will discuss concussion and the way it affects the brain – from young kids through to elite athletes.  This world-leading investigator will dispel some myths while updating us on the latest research.

Tuesday 5th April, 6:30pm

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Active memory

Active memory

Just like our hearts, our brains respond to a healthy diet and good old-fashioned exercise. Smoking? Stop it. Too much alcohol? Ditto. But there are even more things you can do to improve brain function.

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Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease - The latest research and a search for a cure

6:30pm 6th July 2016 at Auditorium, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, 30 Royal Parade, Parkville 3053

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease

What causes Parkinson’s disease?

6:30pm 3rd August 2016 at Auditorium, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, 30 Royal Parade, Parkville 3053

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Think About It

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is the largest brain research group in the Southern Hemisphere.

With more than 500 research and support staff on two campuses, our scientists are searching for cures to the complex, debilitating and sometimes life threatening brain disorders that affect three million Australians.

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