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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.

Find out more about our research programs using the fields below - you can search by the program name or by the academic heading the program.

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Advanced Multimodal imaging

Program leader
Jim Lagopoulos
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, PTSD, Schizophrenia
Facilities
Clinical imaging, Clinics, High performance computing, Neurophysiology

Autism Clinic for Translational Research (ACTr)

Program leader
Adam Guastella
Health focuses
Anxiety, Autism
Facilities
Clinical imaging, Clinics, High performance computing

Healthy Brain Ageing

Program leader
Sharon Naismith
Health focuses
Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Depression, Mild cognitive impairment
Facilities
Clinical imaging, Clinics, High performance computing, Sleep laboratory

Alzheimer's Disease Cell Biology

Program leader
Claire Goldsbury
Health focuses
Alzheimer's disease
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy

Behavioural Neuroscience

Program leader
Bernard Balleine
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse
Facilities
Animal facilities, Clinical imaging, High performance computing, Microscopy, Pre-clinical imaging

Brain Tumour Research

Program leader
Manuel Graeber
Health focuses
Cancers of the brain
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy

Chronobiology & Sleep

Program leader
Ian Hickie, Nick Glozier
Health focuses
Anxiety
Facilities
Clinical imaging, Clinics, High performance computing, Neurophysiology, Sleep laboratory

Developmental Neurobiology & Genomics

Program leader
Thomas Becker, Silke Rinkwitz
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse, Bipolar disorder, Dementia, Depression, Mild cognitive impairment, Schizophrenia
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy

Developmental Psychiatry

Program leader
Stewart Einfeld
Health focuses
Anxiety, Autism
Facilities
Clinical imaging, Clinics

Drug Discovery Research

Program leader
Michael Kassiou
Health focuses
Alzheimer's disease, Bipolar disorder, Dementia, Depression, Mild cognitive impairment, Schizophrenia
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy, Pre-clinical imaging

ForeFront Motor Neurone Disease

Program leader
Matthew Kiernan
Health focuses
Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
Facilities
Clinical imaging, Clinics

Imaging Physics

Program leader
Steven Meikle, Roger Fulton
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Mild cognitive impairment, Schizophrenia
Facilities
Animal facilities, Clinical imaging, High performance computing, Pre-clinical imaging

Molecular Neuroscience

Program leader
Damian Holsinger
Health focuses
Alzheimer's disease
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy

Multiple Sclerosis

Program leader
Michael Barnett
Health focuses
Multiple Sclerosis
Facilities
Clinical imaging, High performance computing, Microscopy, MSRA Brain Bank

Mental Health Policy

Program leader
Luis Salvador-Carulla, Sebastian Rosenberg
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Mild cognitive impairment, Schizophrenia

Neuro-otology

Program leader
Daniel Brown
Health focuses
Meniere's disease
Facilities
Animal facilities

Neuroinflammation

Program leader
John Pollard, Patricia Armati
Health focuses
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathies (CIDP), Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), Pain
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy

Neuropathology

Program leader
Michael Buckland
Health focuses
Cancers of the brain, Multiple Sclerosis
Facilities
MSRA Brain Bank

Neuropsychiatry

Program leader
Max Bennett
Health focuses
Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Schizophrenia
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy

Parkinson's Disease Research

Program leader
Simon Lewis
Health focuses
Dementia, Depression, Mild cognitive impairment, Parkinson's disease
Facilities
Clinics, High performance computing, MSRA Brain Bank, Sleep laboratory

Pharmacology, Neurobiology & Psychiatry Research

Program leader
Richard Banati
Health focuses
Cancers of the brain
Facilities
Animal facilities, High performance computing, Microscopy

Regenerative Neuroscience Group

Program leader
Michael Valenzuela
Health focuses
Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Depression, Mild cognitive impairment
Facilities
Animal facilities, Clinical imaging, Clinics, High performance computing, Microscopy

Smoking Research

Program leader
Renee Bittoun
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse
Facilities
Clinics

Veteran Family Health Research

Program leader
Brian O'Toole
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, PTSD
Facilities
Clinics

Youth Mental Health

Program leader
Ian Hickie, Daniel Hermens
Health focuses
Addiction and substance misuse, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Schizophrenia
Facilities
Clinical imaging, Clinics, High performance computing, Neurophysiology, Sleep laboratory