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Schizophrenia Research Institute joins NeuRA

The head office of the Schizophrenia Research Institute (SRI) has completed its relocation to Neuroscience Research Australia’s (NeuRA) Margarete Ainsworth building in Randwick following the announcem

Congratulations to John Hodges - awarded the Bengt Winkled Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 - 9:29am

NeuRA's Prof John Hodges was awarded the Bengt Winkled Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer’s Disease Research at the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington DC.

Canakinumab Add-on Treatment for Schizophrenia (CATS) Study seeks to reduce symptoms and improve cognition in people with schizophrenia

Thursday, 2 July 2015 - 9:47am

This NeuRA study seeks to reduce symptoms and improve cognition in people with schizophrenia displaying elevated blood inflammatory markers

What is the purpose of this study?

Join us on our Great Wall of China Discovery Trek for research

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 9:00am

Do something extraordinary for the three million Australians who struggle with a major brain or mind disorder.

NeuRA opens Level 6 of the Margarete Ainsworth Building

Friday, 12 June 2015 - 8:00am

Today NeuRA proudly opened Level 6 of the Margarete Ainsworth Building.

Can you participate in a new child restraint study?

Friday, 5 June 2015 - 9:00am

NeuRA is recruiting parents and their children as part of its child restraint study.

Dementia found to decrease sexual activity

Monday, 25 May 2015 - 9:00am

In a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Dr Rebekah Ahmed and colleagues found that patients with dementia show a decrease in sexual relations with their partners.

Approved drug may find new use to improve memory and attention in people with schizophrenia

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 9:00am

Internationally recognised scientists, Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert and Dr Tom Weickert have recently reported that the drug raloxifene - an oestrogen-based medication - already used in the treatment o

NEWS: Congratulations to our Grant and Fellowship recipients

Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 9:45am

Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

NSW government invests in merger to boost schizophrenia research

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 9:00am

NSW Minister for Medical Research, Pru Goward, today announced an investment of $2.5 million to fund a landmark merger between Australia’s leading schizophrenia research organisations - NeuRA - Neuros

The NeuRA Runners are back - Congratulations team!

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 9:00am

Eight NeuRA runners pounded the pavements and highways between Canberra and Sydney to raise $50K for research on the first weekend in May.

NeuRA’s work into road safety highlighted during UN Global Road Safety week

Monday, 4 May 2015 - 9:00am

Parents, governments and businesses are being urged to do more to #SaveKidsLives during UN Global Road Safety week.

Stepping exercise boosts balance and brain power for people with MS

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 9:00am

Researchers at NeuRA have found a home-based stepping exercise, designed for people with MS, can improve not only balance but also thinking skills.

NeuRA BIG Run – Running toward cures in May

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 9:00am

A team of eight runners from NeuRA - Neuroscience Research Australia - is running from Canberra to Sydney to raise vital funds for research.

Ruby Wax visits NeuRA

Monday, 13 April 2015 - 9:00am

We were very excited to greet well-known comedian Ruby Wax at NeuRA recently.

Ruby Wax visits NeuRA

Monday, 13 April 2015 - 9:00am

We were very excited to greet well-known comedian Ruby Wax at NeuRA recently.

NeuRA’s eminent Professors inducted into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 6:00pm

NeuRA’s Executive Director Professor Peter Schofield, Professor Glenda Halliday and Professor Stephen Lord will be inducted into the Academy of Health and Medical Sciences at a ceremony in Canberra to

We are seeking participants to join our sleep apnoea study

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 4:00pm

We are testing whether our new MRI technique can predict if a mandibular advancement splint will treat your sleep apnoea.

Using multiple medications may increase risk of falling for people with MS

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 9:00am

More than 50% of people with MS experience falls. Falls can cause injuries that can require medical attention and also significantly impact on quality of life and independence for people with MS.

NSW government boosts schizophrenia research

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 9:00am

NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, Jillian Skinner, announced an investment of $10 million for NeuRA - Neuroscience Research Australia - to complete the fit-out of the Margaret

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