Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

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, and ranks sixth in the world. Its research is strongly based on a “bench to bedside” philosophy that encompasses basic, translational and clinical research aimed towards finding cures for the many neurological conditions that affect three million Australians each year.

Principal research areas

  • Brain development & regeneration
  • Behavioural neuroscience
  • Mental health
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Imaging
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Neuropeptides

Director

Professor Geoffrey Donnan

Chair

Mr Harold Mitchell AC