2017 Awards

Nov 01-2017 By

On 9 October 2017 we held our Annual Grant Ceremony where we awarded 18 grants to researchers.  Awards were given across the following categories: Alzheimer’s & other Neuro Degenerative Diseases Other Parkinson’s Cerebral Diseases Brain Tumours Epilepsy Neuromuscular Diseases Paediatric Neurology Motor Neurone Details will be added to our website shortly.  

Big Trivia 2017

Jun 28-2017 By

To coincide with Brain Awareness Week, we launched Big Trivia in March this year (2017) with trivia events being held throughout Australia. These events were filled with brilliant competitive team spirit by all involved. The Elk and Pea Restaurant in Canberra had over 80 people competing with amazing food, prizes and fundraising – a special… Read more »

Brain Cancer Research – 2017

Mar 08-2017 By

  One of our current research grants ( 2016 ) to Dr Ruth Mitchell at the Walter + Eliza Hall Institute aims to develop combination therapies that will improve outcomes for people with brain cancer. Unfortunately, lack of prior funding means that of more than 1600 Australians  diagnosed with brain cancer each year, fewer than… Read more »

2016 Research Funding Opportunity

May 17-2016 By

If you are a researcher looking for further grant funding we would draw your attention to the US based Migraine Research Foundation. They have just issued their annual Request for Proposals, along with the Association of Migraine Disorders. Submissions are due back by July 29 2016. Specific Application instructions are at: https://migraineresearchfoundation.org/for-researchers/rfp-and-grant-application/ They have funded… Read more »

2016 Brain Awareness Week

Mar 15-2016 By

14th March to 20th March is International Brain Awareness Week, promoting the importance of brain research.  To celebrate please join us for a free webinar “Dementia: How to beat the odds” 15th March at 7 PM EST. To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/1234651875358582018

Migraine Research Grant Funding Opportunity

May 19-2015 By

If you are a researcher looking for further grant funding we would draw your attention to the US based Migraine Research Foundation. They have just issued their annual Request for Proposals, with research submissions due back by July 31 2015.   Late last year they announced the grant awardees for the 2014 cycle, and three… Read more »

ARDoC – an Australian First!

Jan 07-2013 By

ARDoC – January 2013 We are proud to announce the launch of a new Australian Register of Disorders of Consciousness (ARDoC). Disorders of Consciousness include Coma, Vegetative State (VS), Minimally Conscious State (MCS) and Locked-in Syndrome (LiS). Many of these damaged patients are unable to communicate yet are fully aware of everything that is going on… Read more »