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NeuRA research showcased in Broadband Smart Home

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 - 11:10am

The regional NBN Experience Centre in Armidale has been officially launched following a visit to the city on Monday by Senator Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Ec

Helping NeuRA beyond the scope of a lifetime

Friday, 21 September 2012 - 3:47pm

Ms Judy Radecki is a busy lady.

World Alzheimer's Day 2012

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 - 2:50pm

World Alzheimer’s Day falls on the 21st of September and organizations around the world are concentrating their efforts to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

NeuRA blog a hit

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 11:02am

Since its launch in July this year the NeuRA blog has been well-received by the community and continues to attract attention from a wide range of readers in Austra

NeuRA receives boost in state funding

Monday, 17 September 2012 - 4:12pm

The NSW Government has announced a small but significant increase to funding for Neuroscience Research Australia under the NSW Medical

Understanding our fear of falling goes digital

Thursday, 6 September 2012 - 12:43pm

NeuRA researchers have created an iPad app to better assess fear of falling in older adults.

Schizophrenia trial to ‘turn down’ unwanted voices and 'turn up' thinking

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 - 10:44am

NeuRA researchers are testing the use of mild electrical stimulation to treat symptoms of schizophrenia.

The brains of people with schizophrenia are on ‘red alert’, study finds

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 - 6:16pm

New Australian research shows that the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, providing the strongest evidence to date of a link between immune function and schi

The brains of people with schizophrenia may attempt to heal from the disease

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 - 2:00pm

New NeuRA research shows that the brains of people with schizophrenia may attempt to repair damage caused by the disease, in another example of the adult brain’s capacity to change and grow.

NeuRA researcher short-listed in Awards for Research Excellence

Monday, 30 July 2012 - 1:08am

Senior researcher at Neuroscience Research Australia Prof George Paxinos AO has been nominated for an Award for Research Excellence, one of

Words that describe feelings lost in dementia

Thursday, 26 July 2012 - 11:03am

Dementia can affect a person’s ability to recognise the meaning of common emotional words such as ‘thrilled’ and ‘annoyed’, according to new research.

Governor Marie Bashir to recognise Sydney’s most talented young neuroscientists

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 - 3:17pm

Sydney’s future leaders in neuroscience research will shake hands with Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of NSW at Neuroscience Research Australia’s annual scholarship ceremony.

Chronic pain distorts sufferers' sense of space and time

Monday, 23 July 2012 - 4:59pm

Einstein’s famous theory of relativity proposed that matter can distort space and time.

Video games can be good for your health

Thursday, 19 July 2012 - 2:03pm

Stroke patients once considered too disabled to regain function in their affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the Nintendo Wii.

Genetic tests for Alzheimer’s disease a comfort for the majority

Tuesday, 17 July 2012 - 3:47pm

Genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease can reduce anxiety for people, regardless of whether the test confirms a risk of developing the disease.

Alzheimer’s disease attacks body decades before diagnosis

Thursday, 12 July 2012 - 1:53am

Changes in spinal fluid and the brain have been observed up to 25 years before people with a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s disease actually show signs of this devastating disease.

Parents of 0-16 yo children needed for survey

Tuesday, 3 July 2012 - 4:03pm

NeuRA needs your help.

Recent comments regarding Alzheimer’s disease ‘ageist’, says dementia expert

Thursday, 28 June 2012 - 6:28pm

Recent comments reported by the Sydney Morning Herald describing Alzheimer’

The ‘Magellan’ of brain mapping elected to the Academy of Athens

Friday, 22 June 2012 - 2:12pm

A pioneering Australian brain mapper has been elected to the Academy of Athens, the chief scientific body of his birthplace, Greece.

NeuRA a founding member of The Health-Science Alliance

Friday, 22 June 2012 - 11:11am

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.

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