Research groups

The Department of Neuroscience, in strong partnership with the Alfred Health Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology and Psychiatry, has 22 different research groups and over 200 staff and students. We do basic/fundamental and clinical neuroscience research and research training relevant to a broad range of neurological and related disciplines, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and other neuroinflammatory conditions, neuroophthalmology, headache and pain, neuroimaging, neuromuscular disorders, Parkinson’s Disease, dementing disorders, neurocognitive and neuropsychiatric disorders, brain tumours, stroke and traumatic brain injury/spinal cord injury.

Research themes

Behaviour / Oculomotor

Brain / Spinal cord injury and trauma

Epilepsy

Multiple Sclerosis / Neuroimmunology

Neurodegenerative

Neuroimaging

Stroke and Brain Recovery