Industry and Clinical Practice Partners


A Melbourne-based company focused on optimising cognition measurements for better drug efficacy trials, healthcare, research and brain injury monitoring. The Turner Institute's Addiction program is working with Cogstate to develop an online, computerized cognitive assessment battery for addiction and OCD designed to tailor treatments to individual clients.

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Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre
Part of UN-led efforts to provide leadership in drug and alcohol addiction treatment and research. Turning Point is part of Eastern Health, an Australian public-health service provider. Addiction program researchers and Turning Point are developing novel cognitive assessment tools for predicting clinical outcomes, trialling cognitive-enhancement interventions, and educating addiction practitioners about cognitive assessment and the use of cognitive training.


Torus Games
Torus Games is the most prolific independent game developer in the world. In almost 25 years, they have launched more than 120 titles across 200 stock keeping units. Torus is a quality game developer for all popular gaming platforms, meaning that they are perfectly suited to partner with the Addiction team in their research.

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Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
This independent statutory authority aims to foster greater understanding of responsible gambling. Researchers in the Addiction program work with the authority to run conferences and professional workshops for allied health and research staff on the neuroscience of gambling behaviors and evidence-based approaches to treatment.


The D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR)
Based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and led by Prof Jorge Moll, IDOR is a large clinical research, education and neuroimaging hub. The Turner Institute and IDOR have a formal partnership and long history of collaboration in the study of addictive and compulsive behaviours.


We’re always interested in new partnership opportunities. Are you interested in finding out more?

Contact Addiction Program Lead

Prof Murat Yücel

T: +61 3 9902 9765