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.

About HRGV

HRGV aims to advance knowledge about the cause(s), pathogenesis, clinical and social impacts of Huntington’s disease and related disorders and to develop and implement scientific strategies promising therapeutic and psychosocial interventions.

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Participants Required

We require participants for our numerous studies. Most studies offer some form of compensation for your time. Please take some time to look at our available studies here and help us improve treatment outcomes for people with Huntington's Disease. You can also sign up for our Participant Registry and be kept up to date with research projects that are relevant to you!

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