Each tile includes a summary and discussion of the aims of current research projects at NeuRA.
If you’d like to be involved as a participant, please click here to find out about volunteering for research.
If you are a student and would like to conduct a similar project with one of our supervisors, click here to find out about studying at NeuRA.
What is the purpose of the study?
We are interested in how the immune system influences the brain. We are seeking volunteer research participants to learn about how immune markers in the blood relate to cognition, behaviour and brain activity.
Would the research project be a good fit for me?
The study might be good for you if:
sibling who has a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
dependence (within past 3 years), head injury or loss of consciousness, central nervous system infections
What would happen if I took part in the research project?
If you decide to take part you would visit Neuroscience Research Australia to complete the following:
lungs and heart (using stethoscope) exam, body temperature, blood pressure, and
brief medical history
Will I be paid to take part in the research project?
Your participation in this study may have associated expenses. Reimbursement will be provided for your time and for out-of-pocket expenses, such as travel to the centre.
Who do I contact if I want more information or want to take part in the study?
If you would like more information or are interested in being part of the study please contact a member of our research team:
Alice Zhen on 02 9399 1858 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Thomas Weickert on 02 9399 1730, email: email@example.com