News & Events

From brain tumour to Brain Champion

Debra Lane shares her story on discovering she had a brain tumour, to living with the after effects that are on-going, to now using her journey to help Crack the Brain's Code.

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International Brain Initiative gains more momentum

Representatives of the International Brain Initiative (IBI) met on July 5, in Geneva, to further cooperation between the world’s major brain research projects.

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Giving hope to those with spinal cord injuries

Researchers from Neuroscience Research Australia, the University of New South Wales, the University of Sydney, and HammondCare have found surviving sensory spinal nerve connections in 50 per cent of people living with complete thoracic spinal cord injuries.

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Understanding Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative condition in Australia but one of the least understood.

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Australian Brain Alliance executive member wins prestigious award

Associate Professor James Bourne received the NHMRC Marshall and Warren Award.

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How much exercise keeps our brains healthy as we age?

New guidelines outline how much physical exercise older Australians concerned about their memory should be aiming for each week, to help maintain brain health. By Professor Nicola Lautenschlager, University of Melbourne

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Brain Science Policy Internship – 2018

The Australian Brain Alliance and the Australian Academy of Science invites applications to undertake a three-month internship with the Australian Brain Alliance’s Campaigns and Policy team at the Australian Academy of Science Policy.

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Brain fertiliser nurtures new hope for stroke survivors

A hormone already at our fingertips could provide a simple answer for a first-of-its-kind treatment to promote ‘brain fertilisers’ and significantly improve quality of life for stroke survivors, potentially even months or years after experiencing a stroke.

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