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
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.
Tackling brain health together from both sides of the globe: the Florey and BrainsCAN
Researchers from the Florey and BrainsCAN have joined forces to collaborate on solutions for maintaining a healthy brain.
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.
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.
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.