The Brain Foundation is a nationally registered charity dedicated
to funding world-class research Australia-wide into neurological disorders, brain disease and brain injuries.
Established in 1970 by neurologists and neurosurgeons, the Brain Foundation funds merit-based, ground breaking research projects that aim to advance diagnoses, treatment and patient outcomes.


The directory lists disorders, diseases and injuries of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system, and contain a brief description of each condition.

Brain Tumour / Cancer

Please help us establish the first Brain Cancer Biobank to enable access to tissue material for researchers.
Donate to Brain Cancer Biobank Fund

There are almost 1,900 new cases of Brain Cancer each year in Australia.

Brain Tumour / Cancer
Healthy Brain

Healthy Brain

The Healthy Brain Program, an initiative of the Brain Foundation, aims to assist Australians to keep their brains healthy into old age, through the provision of community education and research.

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Dr Florence Chang
Westmead Hospital, NSW

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The Brain Foundation is the largest, independent funder of brain and spinal injury research in Australia. We believe research is the pathway to recovery. PLEASE HELP US by donating to our research program.
Gerald Edmunds

Gerald Edmunds

Secretary General