The dementia epidemic

Join us on 20 May for Sydney Ideas' Health
Forums panel discussion on Australia's dementia
preparedness, featuring Professor Sharon Naismith
and Professor Michael Valenzuela.

Scans could decode stuttering

Researcher study how babies' brains could unravel
the mystery of the disorder

Brain training

New research reveals engaging in group-based brain
training under the supervision of a trainer
is effective at improving performance on a range
of cognitive skills in healthy older adults.

Stopping the dementia 'tsunami'

We're leading a world-first effort to prevent the disease in high-risk people

Brain & Mind Research Institute

Diseases of the brain and mind, including substance abuse, clinical depression and dementia now account for more than 40 percent of all illness. These diseases are devastating for those affected, their families, and for society, costing the Australian economy an estimated $30 billion each year.

The BMRI brings together patients, support groups and front-line carers with scientists and clinicians working in neurosciences and brain research, providing hope for those affected.

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