Neuroscience Research Australia is part of a bold new idea in medical research that sees 11 research institutes, hospitals and universities form Australia's first Health-Science Alliance.
A new NeuRA study has found that people suffering from depression are more likely to fall, pointing to a complex relationship between mental illness, a sense of balance, and falling in older people.
HAWAII--The environment in which laboratory mice are reared can drastically alter the results of experiments and may have major implications for medical research around the world, according to new Aus
Improving the quality of information available to culturally diverse families across NSW may improve child vehicle safety across the state, according to new research.
Ever been stuck in traffic when a feel-good song comes on the radio and suddenly your mood lightens?
The Southern Highlands community got an opportunity to learn about the latest research into Parkinson's disease when three NeuRA experts held a free talk on Wednesday 30 May.
Our ability to imagine and plan our future depends on brain regions that store general knowledge, new research shows.
Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert, a widely-recognised trailblazer in the neuroscience of schizophrenia, has been appointed to the board of the Society for International Schizophrenia Research.
Stephanie woke one Saturday morning to find that she couldn't speak properly and collapsed shortly after having suffered a major stroke, at the age of 22.
An Australian research team examining the care of hip fractures in older people has just secured highly competitive funding to investigate this growing problem.
The NeuRA Profile 2012 is now available online. We invite you to explore highlights of our research and discoveries.
Dr Penelope McNulty, senior researcher at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), will lead a project investigating the delivery of Wii-based Movement Therapy via the NBN in several sites across NSW.
This week Australian bridge players will be using their brains to raise much-needed funds for Alzheimer's and dementia research.
The La Perouse Aboriginal community will be celebrating National Close the Gap Day on Thursday 22 March 2012 with the launch of a new project to facilitate access to dementia care for Aboriginal pe
The Australian Story documentary featuring NeuRA's Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert will be broadcast on ABC News 24 this month.
You – or more accurately, your brain – has control over how allergic your skin is, suggests new research.
Two genes related to protein accumulation in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease can indicate how quickly the disease will progress in an individual, say NeuRA researchers.
The Federal Health Minister, Tanya Plibersek, announced today that NeuRA researchers have been awarded government grants totalling $18 million.
New studies on how phantom limbs form show there is no default position that the phantom moves into after it forms.
Falls expert Dr Kim Delbaere says the key to preventing falls in the elderly is to encourage grandma and grandpa to embrace the latest technology and video games.