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
Tall poppy award for Dr Yen Ying Lim
One of Australia’s rising stars of neuroscience, Dr Yen Ying Lim, has today been recognised with a Victorian Young Tall Poppy Award by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science.
New funding awarded for Autism Spectrum Disorder research
Prof Anthony Hannan and Dr Emma Burrows have been awarded an NHMRC project grant to research the underlying causes of Autism
Latest public lecture on Maximising Parkinson’s Treatments now available to view
Professor Malcom Horne has recently commenced a national study looking at a ‘treat to target’ approach to managing Parkinson’s disease. Watch the video explaining the trial
Midlife health proves crucial to preventing brain shrinkage in old age
A person’s 40s is the ideal time to improve the health of the vascular system and prevent cognitive decline, the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health has found.
Spring 2018 Brain Matters available now
This issue contains a welcome to our new Director, Professor Steven Petrou, by our Board Chair, Harold Mitchell AC. In research news we report a new role for the microbiome in Huntingon's disease, faster and more accurate epileptic spike detection, and usi
The Florey Future Fund launches
Two major gifts, each of $5 million, have launched the Florey Future Fund, an endowment to secure the future of brain research.
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