NeuRA's Prof Stephen Lord is featured in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reporting on research into fall risk and how elderly people may benefit from exercises des
Researchers have gained an insight into the biology of schizophrenia and the factors that can increase the risk of developing it.
For the first time scientists have identified genetic markers that can predict whether a patient will respond to bipolar disorder medication, providing new insight into how mood stabilising drugs work
Chronic back pain researcher, Dr James McAuley, was involved in an international study that examined the relationship between chronic back pain and the volume of grey matter in particular areas of the
Congratulations to Assoc Professor Danny Eckert, Dr Rodrigo Martins and the NeuRA Sleep and Breathing Lab team on the acceptance of their manuscript, "Effects of low dose morphine on perceived sleep q
On New Year’s Day, Assoc Prof Olivier Piguet appeared on ABC radio to chat with Sydney 702 presenter Dan Ilic about that curious feeling we often get as we grow older that each passing year seems to f
With the expected release today of the NSW Coroner’s Report into nine quad bike deaths, researchers are calling for children who ride motorbikes, quads and other off road vehicles to participate in a
What is pain? It might seem like an easy question. The answer, however, depends on who you ask.
Leading Australian researcher into the mental health and well-being of Australia’s ageing population, NeuRA's Prof Tony Broe, says urban based Aboriginal people, like their remote counterparts, are st
The question “What’s the fuss?” will ring out around Australia in weeks to come thanks to today’s launch of a new community-led campaign to promote the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and the impo
Researchers at Garvan, Neuroscience Research Australia and UNSW Australia are embarking on a collaborative project to sequence the genomes of family groups living with bipolar disorder.
The 2015 NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science & Engineering have recognised the achievements and contribut
Dementia affects around 350,000 Australians. Whilst there’s still no cure, a better insight into the experience of dementia can help to improve the care and quality of life for those affected.
Doctors are calling for children who ride motorbikes, quads and other off road vehicles to participate in a new study aimed at preventing crashes and serious injury.
Congratulations to Dr Muireann Irish, a cognitive neuroscientist at NeuRA and UNSW, who has been awarded one of four L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowships.
Today’s passing of the legislation for the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) in the Senate has brought hope not just to the Australian health and medical research sector but also to the entire count
The push to find answers to the increasing dementia epidemic intensified today with NeuRA’s Prof Glenda Halliday receiving $6.5 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
A new simple bedside screening test will help doctors and clinicians to determine whether a dementia patient has Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD).
NeuRA's Prof John Hodges was awarded the Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer’s Disease Research at the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington DC.
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?