Research Groups

Our research groups focus on advancing the fields of psychiatry, neuropsychology, and mindfulness and mental health through neuroscience. Utilising a range of brain stimulation techniques and pharmacological therapies, our researchers collaborate nationally and internationally on trials at the forefront of mental health and cognitive disorders research and treatment.

ECIMH structure

Our Trials

ECIMH are conducting a number of clinical and experimental research trials, investigating or developing new treatments for depression, OCD and Alzheimer's disease, along with other mental health and neurological conditions. Many are open for recruitment.

Up to date information on some of our currently recruiting trials can be found at the links below

For trials in other areas of mental health highlighted below, general information, or to make a referral, please contact ECIMH on mentalhealthresearch@epworth.org.au or +61 3 9805 4287

Areas Researched

Brain Stimulation Techniques Used

Pharmacological/Cognitive Therapies

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Huntington's disease
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Theta-burst stimulation (TBS)
  • Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) Electro-convulsive therapy (ECT)
  • Ketamine
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Newly developed medications
  • Psychedelic assisted psychotherapy
Are you interested in contributing to our research?

To participate in our research and clinical trials:
mentalhealthresearch@epworth.org.au

To support our research program with a donation:
Epworth Medical Foundation annie.chester@epworth.org.au

Our Location
Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health Ground Floor,
888 Toorak Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124
Phone 03 9805 4287
Fax 03 9805 4188
Email: mentalhealthresearch@epworth.org.au