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Florey Institute

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is the largest brain research group in the Southern Hemisphere.

Florey Institute

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is a leading brain research centre, employing more than 500 staff and educating in excess of 100 post-graduate students each year. 

The Florey Institute scientists comprise the largest neuroscience research team in Australia and work on a range of serious diseases including stroke, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, motor neuron disease, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, depression, schizophrenia, mental illness and addiction.  We are world leaders in imaging technology, stroke rehabilitation and epidemiological studies.  

In the past 10 years research of the brain and its diseases, the Institute has gained considerable momentum internationally.  Many scientific and technological advancements have been made,  with researchers coming from around the globe to work at the Florey.