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
Autism spectrum disorder: Pathways to treatments - Lecture available to view now
Autism is often diagnosed at an early age. In this lecture, Dr Emma Burrows and A/Prof Jess Nithianantharajah discussed pathways to treatments as we explore how we can help people who are a different type of brilliant.
Winter 2019 Brain Matters available now
The Winter 2019 issue contains exciting news about clinical trial results in Parkinson's disease and motor neurone disease, details on the importance of sleep for brain health, and a welcome to our newest Board member
Lightning strikes twice for potential Parkinson’s disease and MND drug
A phase 1 human clinical trial of the CuATSM compound developed at the Florey and University of Melbourne is showing promise in alleviating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Shawna Farquharson elected President, Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists
The Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists (SMRT), a Section of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has appointed Shawna Farquharson, M.Sc.(R), as its new President
Healthy Brain Project volunteers will be first in Australia to trial Alzheimer’s diagnosis tool
A revolutionary new diagnostic eye test will be offered to volunteers in the Healthy Brain Project, an Australia-wide study of healthy middle-aged adults with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease that aims to identify risk factors for the disease.
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