Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Who are we?
The Florey is the largest brain research group in the Southern Hemisphere and is one of the world’s top five brain research centres. It is an independent medical research institute with strong connections to other research groups, globally. Our scientists are found at three research facilities, one on the grounds of the University of Melbourne in Parkville, one in the adjacent Royal Melbourne Hospital, and the other at Austin Health in Heidelberg.
What are our aims?
To create significant knowledge about the brain and improve lives through brain research.
What do we do?
Our teams work on a range of serious diseases including Huntington's disease, stroke, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and motor neurone diseases, depression and addiction. A full list of diseases we study can be found here. We are world leaders in imaging technology, stroke rehabilitation and large population studies to improve patient care around the world.