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
MND: The Inside Story. Now available to view
The inside story behind recent clinical trial news. A new compound is offering real hope but there is a long way to go before we can claim success.
Brian Dean receives outstanding schizophrenia research award
The Schizophrenia International Research Society has named Professor Brian Dean as their 2019 Outstanding Basic Research Awardee.
Autumn 2019 issue of Brain Matters
Welcome to the first edition of Brain Matters for 2019. In this issue we outline many exciting things that are happening at the Institute, including news about rare syndromes, motor neurone disease and a thank you to a major donor, Dr Mark Nelson.
Turning up T-cells to tone down MND
Florey research into motor neurone disease is in the fast lane, thanks to our supporters
New research centre a boost for jobs and mental health
A new research centre focused on developing drugs to treat neurologic and psychiatric disorders is to be established in Victoria, creating jobs and strengthening the state’s world-class medical technology and pharmaceutical sector.
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Our scientific home is a hive of activity with researchers coming from around the globe to work at the Florey
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