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
Florey researchers awarded three grants to research the causes and rehabilitation of young stroke
Four Florey researchers will pursue innovative projects with the potential to advance stroke treatment and care after receiving funding in the 2019 Stroke Foundation research grant round.
Wrist-worn Parkinson’s device gives patients the best care
A study from US researchers, published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease shows how the Parkinson’s KinetiGraph, invented by Professor Malcolm Horne, helps doctors optimise medical management for Parkinson’s patients.
Australia Day Honour for Professor Julie Bernhardt
Professor Julie Bernhardt, a global thought leader in the field of stroke, has been named in the Australia Day Honours list as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
Enrol in the Healthy Brain Project
Join the Healthy Brain Project and help us better understand optimal brain health and aging
Motor neurone disease milestone: Patient trial shows impressive clinical results
A new drug delays motor neurone disease progression and improves cognitive and clinical symptoms according to recently announced trial results
Healthy Brain Ageing lecture now available to view
How can we ensure we maintain and strengthen our cognitive abilities as we get older? Our latest public lecture is now available to view
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.