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
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.
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.
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.
Junk food’s effect on the brain: Florey research receives nation-wide coverage
The research of Dr Robyn Brown on the effects of junk food on the brain has received national coverage in the media
World-first clinical trial commenced in alcohol use disorder
Florey researchers have commenced a world-first clinical study in alcohol use disorder with St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, trialling the use of an insomnia medication to treat both sleep and alcohol disorders.
Ideas grants awarded to Florey researchers for vital projects
Florey researchers have been awarded new funding to investigate seven crucial areas of research that aim to benefit the Australian and global community.
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.