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The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is regularly featured in the Australian media. Please click the links below to view video news stories, to download press clippings and to visit external publications.

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  1. Christmas Appeal 2015


    “Seeing our own stories reflected through the eyes of others can make our own travails both more real and more bearable, because they take us outside the situation and allow us to view them from a distance. They also allow us to feel.” Andrew Stafford.

  2. Major funding boost for dementia research


    Why does stroke cause dementia? Can we prevent it? A $6 million grant will allow a large team of researchers to answer an important question: Can we prevent a person who has suffered a stroke from slipping into dementia?

  3. Helping to solve our community’s medical problems


    Kel Glare joining forces to improve stroke treatments

  4. The Florey presents an evening with Dr Norman Doidge


    On May 27th, the Florey was proud to present an evening at the Melbourne Town Hall with Dr Norman Doidge, author of "The Brain That Changes Itself" and "The Brain's Way of Healing". After an oration by Dr Doidge, a panel of Florey's most accomplished professors took to the stage "in conversation" with Norman, discussing brain plasticity.

  5. $3M grant awarded to Florey MND researcher


    Dr Brad Turner who heads the MND Laboratory was recently awarded a $3M research grant from the Stafford Fox Medical Research Foundation to accelerate his team's quest to find effective treatments and a cure for MND.

  6. Congratulations NAB Women's Agenda Leadership Awards


    The Florey congratulates the 2015 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Award winners. The awards wereannounced at a luncheon in Sydney on 26 February 2015, in front of a sold out audience of more than 400 women and men, including guest speaker, former Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

  7. Women in Science Parkville Precinct


    Five of Melbourne’s largest medical research institutes have launched a new partnership to tackle the problem of the underrepresentation of women among Australia’s science leaders.

  8. Vale Alan Rembach


    A tribute to the Florey's Dr Alan Rembach.

  9. Prime Minister's Prize for Science 2014


    The Florey congratulates it's own Professor Ingrid Scheffer and Professor Sam Berkovic of the University of Melbourne in being awarded the 2014 Prime Minister's Prize for Science.

  10. Annie Smithers Christmas Dinner Auction


    Annie’s father was one of the 80,000 people to suffer from Parkinson’s disease in Australia. He passed two years ago this Christmas and Annie would like to celebrate his life by offering her love of food to make another families Christmas stress free and an event to remember.

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