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
Research shines new light on the actions of key neurotransmitter in the brain
An exciting discovery by the Florey as part of an international research collaboration has uncovered additional activity of the brain's main inhibitory neurotransmitter, GABA.
The Florey and The DAX Centre: Hand-in-hand
The partnership between the Florey and The DAX Centre provides a community platform to understand mental health through both research and art.
Novel stem cell approach restores motor function in Parkinson’s Disease
Florey researchers have achieved preclinical evidence that stem cells grafts can restore motor function in animals with Parkinson's Disease.
New funding paves the way for novel treatment approaches in Multiple Sclerosis
Florey researchers have been awarded new funding to continue their vital research in Multiple Sclerosis.
New insulin compound could improve therapy for diabetes patients
Florey researchers have developed a new form of human insulin that could improve the clinical delivery of insulin for people living with diabetes.
Inflammatory marker linked to dementia in new research
New research by Dr Matthew Pase has found a link between an inflammatory marker and risk of dementia.
Our scientific home is a hive of activity with researchers coming from around the globe to work at the Florey
Looking for a clinical trial? See how we are translating discoveries into patient care
Meet our team
International team of leading researchers and students
Brain health affects all Australians. You can support our research by making a donation or a bequest.