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Welcome to the Melbourne Brain Centre, home to Australia's largest brain research collaboration. Exceptional science happens in this spectacular new facility.

Access Guide for the Melbourne Brain Centre

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

We are the largest brain research group in the Southern Hemisphere.  With more than 500 research and support staff on two campuses, our scientists are searching for cures to the complex, debilitating and sometimes life threatening brain disorders that affect three million Australians.

Melbourne Brain Centre @ Royal Melbourne Hospital

The Melbourne Brain Centre at The Royal Melbourne Hospital promotes and conducts internationally competitive translational neuroscience research.

Research at the Centre is focused on the prevention, early diagnosis and early disease indicators/biomarkers, and treatment of brain disorders including stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease and movement disorders, psychiatric disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, neurodegenerative disorders, and brain tumours.