Crack the Brain's Code
Our aim is to establish an Australian Brain Initiative that will create advanced industries in neurotechnology, develop treatments for debilitating brain disorders, and produce high-impact transdisciplinary collaborations that will increase our understanding of the brain.
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Our Mission

Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest challenges of our time and we are on the cusp of a revolution in brain sciences.

Our mission is to establish an Australian Brain Initiative that will create advanced industries in neurotechnology, develop treatments for debilitating brain disorders, and produce high-impact collaborations that will increase our understanding of the brain.

 

The Initiative

An Australian Brain Initiative will help us make major advances in understanding healthy, optimal brain function, and create advanced industries based on this unique understanding.

This will also help us identify the causes of debilitating brain disorders, and develop the treatments that we need to improve the lives of sufferers.

If we fail to make a strategic national investment in brain sciences, Australia will fall behind while the rest of the world takes advantage of the commercial, medical, educational and electronic advances that will be based on brain research.

We need your help to crack the brain's code

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Mapping how schizophrenia changes brains

Research is revealing the links between the brain structures of people with schizophrenia and cognitive function, as a step towards more personalised treatments.

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Helping ease chronic pain

Chronic pain is the ongoing or persistent experience of pain. It often follows an injury or illness and persists long after the initial issue has resolved but sometimes can occur in the absence of any injury or illness. Because of its enduring nature, chronic pain is considered to be a condition in its own right. It can be debilitating.

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Our Fact Sheets take a closer look at the kinds of research areas and diseases that an Australian Brain Initiative would tackle.

Our Network

The Australian Brain Alliance is an organisation made of Australia's leading brain research institutes, leaders in neurotechnology development, and higher education providers.

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Thank you for supporting the advancement of Brain Science in Australia. Together we’ll make something wonderful. We’ll keep you informed on the progress of this campaign.
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