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
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.
The Florey partners in multi-institute Mental Health PhD Program
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health will share responsibility for shaping and steering the University of Melbourne’s Mental Health PhD program.
2021 Honours, Masters and PhD information session
Our 2020 Virtual Student Open Day will be held in an online format on Tuesday 29 September 12:00- 1:30pm
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.
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.
Florey Researcher to play key role in the World Health Organisation’s International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism
Professor Andrew Lawrence will play an important role in increasing global knowledge of alcohol use disorder through a new appointment to the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA).
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
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