Improving lives through brain research
Welcome to the home of 600 medical researchers where great minds are discovering the secrets of the brain. Our quest is to prevent illness, advance treatment and bring to light cures for the one in four people affected. Improving the lives of individuals all over the world is our inspiration. Join us.
The Florey studies these diseases and disorders
- Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
- Bipolar disorder
- Brain cancer
- Cardiovascular disease
- Digestive diseases
- Huntington’s disease
- Motor neurone disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Traumatic brain & spinal cord injury
World Mental Health Day: Shining the light on the mental health pandemic
Are we facing a mental health pandemic? Join us to hear from the Florey's research leaders as they discuss what makes our brain resilient or vulnerable, how do isolation and stress impact us and how will this affect us for generations to come.
Neurological consequences of COVID-19: The ‘Silent Wave’
Is the world prepared a wave of neurological consequences that may be on its way as a result of COVID-19? This question is at the forefront of research underway at the Florey.
Neuroscientists expand a chemogenetic approach to provide insight into brain neural circuitry
A novel method for understanding the function of neural pathways has been developed by neuroscientists from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and the University of Melbourne.
The Florey welcomes funding to fight Motor Neurone Disease
Researchers from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health will be hard at work in the search for diagnostics, treatments and potentially cures for Motor Neurone Disease, with thanks to funding from FightMND.
Preventing the ‘inflammatory reflex’ in sepsis may hold the key to rapid recovery
An innovative approach may hold the key to boosting the recovery of critically ill patients with sepsis, according to new research from a team at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.
Ataxia: Hope starts with measurement
A team of researchers from the Florey, Deakin University and Murdoch Children's Research Institute will develop a prototype device to measure the movement disorder ataxia, thanks to new federal funding.
Our scientific home is a hive of activity with researchers coming from around the globe to work at the Florey
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Meet our team
International team of leading researchers and students
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