Florey Institute

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is one of the world’s leading brain research centres.

Institute Name

Florey Institute of Neurosciences and Mental Health(FINMH)

Affiliated Entities

The FINMH was created from the amalgamation of the Brain Research Institute, the Howard Florey Institute, the National Stroke Research Institute and more recently the Mental Health Research Institute. Other affiliated entities are:


University Campus: 30 Royal Parade, Parkville Vic 3052.

Austin campus: Melbourne Brain Centre, 245 Burgundy Street Heidelberg Vic 3084.

Research Areas

Mental Health, Stroke, Brain Development and Regeneration, Behavioural Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, Neurodegeneration, Imaging, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuropeptides

Research Methods

Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, Health Services Research, Project design and costing, Translational research

Technology Platforms

Animal house and models, Genomics, Medical Imaging & Microscopy, Neuroproteomics, Victorian brain bank, Electrophysiology, animal surgical suites and behaviour facility.


Victorian Brain bio-bank

Other Areas of Research Interest

Biostatistics and Decision Analysis