Dr James McAuley talks 'Pain' on ABC radio

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 9:08am

Almost everyone will experience at least one episode of back pain in life. This is often very painful and distressing but usually settles down within a few days or weeks.

Dr Muireann Irish interviewed on ABC radio

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 - 9:33am

Studies of dementia patients are suggesting our social skills rely on the same parts of our brain responsible for daydreaming, imagination and memory.

Participants needed for in-house sleep studies

Monday, 2 June 2014 - 9:22am

Do you have obstructive sleep apnoea or suspect yo might have OSA?

Prominent dementia researchers back Government policy

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 9:20am

The country’s leading dementia researchers, consumers and key advocacy groups applaud the Government’s vision to invest $200 million to accelerate research into dementia over the next five years.

New schizophrenia research unveiled on the TEDx Sydney stage

Monday, 14 April 2014 - 9:55am

Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert will be speaking at the annual TEDx Sydney event being held at the Opera House on Saturday 26 April.

Congratulations to award winners and grant recipients

Friday, 11 April 2014 - 9:00am

Award winner list:

Paxinos Prize

Down Syndrome Drug Trial starts in NSW today

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 9:39am

Researchers from NeuRA have launched a clinical study that they hope will help to enhance cognition in people with Down syndrome (DS).

Report reveals marked differences in mortality rate for hip fracture across NSW hospitals

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 - 6:00am

A new report focusing on hip fracture care in NSW reveals a marked variation in patient mortality between public hospitals across NSW.

National Child Restraint Guidelines released today

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 - 12:55am

On National Kidsafe Day, parents and carers of children are being urged to consider whether they are buckling up properly before hitting the road.

A new class of illusions discovered at NeuRA

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 12:29am

Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) have revealed a new class of illusions with the realisation that humans may be more attuned to their own bodies than previously thought.


Tuesday, 3 September 2013 - 9:33am

During the month of October book clubs across Australia are invited to read a book for brainpower.

Car Restraints being used more effectively

Thursday, 1 August 2013 - 12:00am

August 22 2013

More of our children being kept safe in cars

Multimillion-dollar boost to brain diseases with opening of new research facility

Monday, 22 July 2013 - 9:00am

Brain research in Australia has received a significant boost with the opening of a new $54 million research facility in Sydney.

Brain region implicated in emotional disturbance in dementia patients

Monday, 8 July 2013 - 12:00am

A study by researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) is the first to demonstrate that patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) lose the emotional content/colour of their memories.

Dementia in Aboriginal Australians three times as likely

Thursday, 16 May 2013 - 10:00am

The rate of dementia in Aboriginal Australians is three times that of Australia’s non-Indigenous population, a three year study into how Aboriginal Australians age has found.

Frontotemporal Dementia Information & Support Day for Carers

Thursday, 2 May 2013 - 5:52pm

Carers and family are invited to the Frontotemporal Dementia Information & Support Day for Carers.

World Parkinson’s Day

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 - 9:44am

World Parkinson’s Day, on April 11, is used to promote awareness of Parkinson’s disease.

Older people who fall and require ambulance care require follow-up interventions to prevent further falls

Thursday, 4 April 2013 - 2:50pm

Older people who fall at home, call an ambulance but who are not transported to hospital are a key group at high risk of future falls and associated injuries.

The Ride to Remember: epic, solo journey raises money for brain research

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 - 6:00pm

Paul Brown is about to leave on an epic, 19,000 km motorcycle ride – first around Australia and then across the globe to England - to honour his late mother and raise money for Neuroscience Research A

Indigenous people on Mid North Coast to receive better aged care support

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 - 9:30am

For the first time, a dedicated geriatrician will be available for Indigenous populations on the Mid North Coast in New South Wales, a recommendation that followed research in NeuRA’s