Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is the largest brain research centre in the Southern hemisphere specialising in diseases of the brain and mind. Over 4.7 million Australians each year are directly affected by the illnesses they study. The Florey Institute is a world leader in discovery science, imaging technologies, clinical trials, population studies, data analytics and more. Their scientists share a common goal – to improve the lives of people through brain and mind research.

Principal research areas

  • Addiction
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Concussion
  • COVID-19
  • Depression
  • Digestive diseases
  • Drug Discovery
  • Epilepsy
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain & spinal cord injury

Image caption: The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne, Victoria.

Image credit: The Florey Institute

Research Areas

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