Conditions and diseases
The Florey’s research encompasses 20+ brain and mental health conditions and diseases including anxiety, dementia, motor neurone disease, epilepsy and stroke. Our research teams are dedicated to finding solutions for the five million Australians who are directly affected by neurological and psychiatric conditions.
- Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Brain cancer
- Digestive diseases
- Huntington’s disease
- Motor neurone disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Rare diseases
- Severe childhood epilepsy
- Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
- Traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
Research missions and themes
Our research focuses on four health missions that highlight Florey scientists’ long-standing expertise in brain research: Mental health, Epilepsy, Protect and repair the brain, Dementia.
These missions are complemented by four themes that underpin our discovery research capabilities: Neurotherapeutics, Neuroimaging, Synaptic biology, Systems neuroscience.
Supporting life-changing research
In supporting The Florey by making a donation or leaving a bequest, you can help our scientists work towards developing new treatments, advancing our understanding of the brain and improving healthcare outcomes for our communities.