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
Iron-lowering study improves brain aging and doubles lifespan in animal model
Researchers at the Florey have uncovered a major role for iron in the ageing process using an animal model which opens new research prospects for healthy ageing and novel treatment approaches for neurodegenerative diseases.
10 years and 100,000 volunteers: Improving Australian Stroke Care
The Australian Stroke Clinical Registry recently marked dual milestones, celebrating 10 years of operation and 100,000 recorded cases of stroke care.
Major new NHMRC-funded research investigations to begin at the Florey
Major new research projects are set to commence at the Florey after being awarded Investigator Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Give to our Winter Appeal and help us discover treatments for mental health conditions
Now, more than ever, we need to support research into mental health. With your help we can better prevent, diagnose and treat these conditions which affect one in five Australians.
Florey researchers to pursue first-in-clinic treatment for severe infant epilepsy
New funding will see Florey researchers pursue a potentially life-changing precision medicine treatment for children with severe forms of epilepsy.
Leaving a parasitic legacy: Common infection shown to impact brain health and behaviour in mice
Common Toxoplasma parasite shown to impact brain health and behaviour in mice in new research.
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.