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Find out how the Brain and Mind Centre engaged communities, worked with government and industry, and improved the lives of those living with conditions of the brain and mind through high-impact research.
The CEOs of Australia’s leading youth mental health organisations respond to the marriage equality result on behalf of #mindthefacts.
The 2017 Brain Foundation Research Awards took place on Monday 9 October, with Brain and Mind Centre researchers winning more than $300,000 in funding to research dementia, motor neurone disease and immune-mediated neuropathy.
As many as 3000 youth suicide attempts could be averted each year with a ‘YES’ vote for marriage equality, the nation’s leading youth mental health organisations have revealed today.
We are very proud of the achievements of our students and staff. Here are some highlights from winter 2017.
Sydney academics have received $5.4 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to investigate methods for prevention and care for people with dementia.
The University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre has launched a new online course focusing on boosting mental health in the community.
"More funding for mental health services is crucial but unless we overhaul the current system and defund ineffective programs, we will be throwing good money after bad," says Professor Ian Hickie.
Problem gambling is set to get worse because of social media, writes Sally Gainsbury from the Gambling Treatment Clinic. Research shows gaming and gambling are converging and are being embraced by the smartphone generation.
Research led by the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre has found a protein abnormality linked to brain cell loss in people with Parkinson's disease that is also present in some inherited forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark launches the world-first Planetary Health Platform at the University of Sydney.
The inaugural Brain and Mind Centre Symposium consisted of a full day of presentations and conversations on child development and behaviour, youth mental health, and healthy ageing and neurodegeneration.
University of Sydney research in Nature Scientific Reports has found unique molecules in the blood of MS patients could lead to the development of a definitive biomarker diagnosis.
It is with great sadness that the Brain and Mind Centre, and our broader University of Sydney community, recognises the sudden and unexpected passing on the weekend of our great friend and colleague, Jackie Crowe.
Children with autism are more likely to show severe social symptoms if their mother had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant, the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre reveals today in Molecular Psychiatry.
Professor Iain McGregor explains how unlearning has led to a new way of seeing the world - from tennis to the perception of failure.
The Child Development and Behaviour team brings together internationally regarded clinical researchers in child development to reduce the impact of social problems, autism, disruptive behaviour, emotional problems and impulsivity/hyperactivity.
Children with difficult behaviour sought for study exploring the epigenetic impact of successful parenting program.
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More than 40% of young LGBTIQ people seeking help are at high risk of suicide – almost double the rate for their heterosexual peers – youth mental health service ReachOut revealed today.
The word 'spectrum' is used to describe autism because the condition expresses itself in many ways and intensities. A new approach could offer a medical treatment for its most isolating symptoms.
The Brain and Mind Centre’s new Early-Career Researcher Development Initiative supports young researchers to become the next generation of brain and mind research leaders. Associate Professor Kay Double explains.
Otto Appenzeller has gone from penniless migrant to respected neurologist. Now, he and his wife Judith are giving back, with a donation to support crucial research into Alzheimer's disease.
Greg Kelly was recently diagnosed with FTD at the Brain and Mind Centre. Far from letting the illness overcome him, Greg is combining his passion for bikes with his desire to raise awareness of the disease.
The community is genuinely shocked and appalled by the CCTV footage of the mistreatment and subsequent death of Miriam Merten at the acute mental health facility at Lismore Hospital.
Federal Health and Aged Care Minister Sussan Ley today launched the one-stop-shop psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience clinics, touring the new facilities leading the way in multidisciplinary brain and mind care.
For the first time, researchers have revealed that progressive resistance exercise (high intensity strength training) and computerised cognitive training (brain training) produce unique changes in the brain that help explain their therapeutic value.
Three world-leading neuroscience scholars are joining the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre to progress research-led treatments for dementia and other neuro-degenerative diseases affecting human memory and thinking.