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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.

Neck Pain Can Be Changed Through Altered Visual Feedback

Monday, 2 March 2015 - 8:00am

Using virtual reality to misrepresent how far the neck is turned can actually change pain experiences in individuals who suffer from chronic neck pain.

Professor George Paxinos' opinion piece about love: Sydney Morning Herald

Sunday, 15 February 2015 - 8:59am

This Valentines Day, as on all that have gone before it, lovers will exchange cards with hearts on them.

Dr Rebekah Ahmed's opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald - The truth of early dementia

Friday, 30 January 2015 - 9:00am

Still Alice shows us the challenging truth of early dementia

'Still Alice' - A film about dementia reviewed by NeuRA researchers

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 8:00am

The following is a review that appeared in The Conversation written by Dr Muireann Irish and Dr Rebekah Ahmed.

Are you over 70, live in Randwick, and want to improve your balance?

Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 9:54am

NeuRA and UNSW would like to invite you to participate in Standing Tall, a research study aimed at improving older adult’s balance and reducing their risk of having a fall.

Medical Research Future Fund critical to our health, our economy and our longevity.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 9:00am

The proposed Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) represents one of the most important and far-sighted initiatives in our nation’s history.

Motorcycle protective clothing: If it is too hot to wear, is it too hot to ride?

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 8:00am

Protective clothing can substantially reduce the risk of injury in crashes and yet a number of motorcyclists continue to ride in shorts and T-shirts in hot weather.

Dr Muireann Irish honored at the New South Wales Young Tall Poppy Science Awards overnight

Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6:00am

Congratulations to Dr Muireann Irish who was honored with an award last night at the New South Wales 'Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.'

Margarete and Len Ainsworth honoured at Research Australia’s 12th annual awards dinner.

Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6:00am

The Ainsworth’s honoured at Research Australia’s 12th annual awards dinner overnight.

NeuRA's Prof John Hodges named in the top 400 most-cited biomedical scientists in Nature.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 8:11am

Best of the best ~~

Nature journal have listed the 400 most-cited biomedical scientists in the period 1996–20114.

Depression increases risk of falls in elderly

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 9:16am

Older people with depression are at markedly increased risk of falls.

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