Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is one of the world’s top six brain research centres. At the Florey, we employ 550 research and support staff and educate 150 post-graduate students each year. We are the largest neuroscience and mental health research team in Australia.

We work across a variety of diseases including stroke, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, motor neuron disease, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, addiction, depression and other mental illnesses.  We are world leaders in imaging technology, stroke rehabilitation and epidemiological studies.
Our international research teams work in new, purpose-built buildings adjacent to Austin Health and the Royal Melbourne Hospital offering unprecedented opportunities for translational research.


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