Neuroscience Laboratory opens in Melbourne

THE world’s fifth largest brain research centre has opened in Victoria.

Melbourne will become a magnet for the world’s best and brightest brain researchers with the official opening of the Melbourne Brain Centre at the University of Melbourne Parkville by the Premier Ted Baillieu and Federal MP Michael Danby today.

“The brain centre here in Melbourne has the potential to greatly reduce the level of suffering and premature death from diseases of the brain and of the nervous system”

— Premier Ted Baillieu

The Melbourne Brain Centre will use a collaborative approach to improve understanding of disorders and conditions affecting the brain. It is home to the Florey Neuroscience Institutes, the Mental Health Research Institute, and the University of Melbourne’s neuroscientists. It also partners with Royal Melbourne Hospital and Austin Health to take neurosciences to the bedside.

Read more at A New Age in Brain Research Starts Today.