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Budget boosts medical research funding at critical time

The introduction of legislation for the Medical Research Future Fund with more than $400 million in disbursements to researchers over the next four years, and an increase in funding for tropical healt

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

Participants with Schizophrenia needed for a study

Monday, 9 March 2015 - 9:00am

You are invited to participate in a research study of a human immune cell-line antibody on language, memory, and symptoms of schizophrenia.

Healthy Participants Needed

Friday, 6 March 2015 - 9:00am

Are you healthy with no history of ongoing pain in the past three months?

Recruiting participants with schizophrenia for transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) study

Friday, 6 March 2015 - 9:00am

tDCS Treatment for Auditory Hallucinations and Thinking Problems in Schizophrenia -

Prof Tony Broe in conversation with Margaret Throsby on ABC Classic FM

Thursday, 5 March 2015 - 9:00am

Tony Broe AM is a specialist in Geriatric health, dementia and brain ageing. He is the Program Head of the Koori Growing Old Well Study (KGOWS) at NeuRA.

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

Wednesday, 4 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.

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