Centre for Brain Research
Centre for Brain Research launches first NZ Sports Human Brain Bank
6 December 2019
The Centre for Brain Research (CBR) at the University of Auckland is launching a new research focus on the impact of concussion and repeated head impacts in sports on the human brain.
University receives largest single donation ever to support brain research
22 November 2019
An unprecedented donation of $16.5 million has been received for brain research at the University of Auckland.
Heading home to talk Huntington's Disease
18 October 2019
Sir Richard Faull, Director of the Centre for Brain Research, headed back to Taranaki to talk about Huntington's Disease.
Immersed in the Centre for Brain Research
15 October 2019
This year's Brain Bee winners had the opportunity to experience the Centre for Brain Research for a day.
Professor Donna Rose Addis joins Centre for Brain Research Scientific Advisory Board
1 October 2019
The Centre for Brain Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Donna Rose Addis to our Scientific Advisory Board.
Dementia doesn’t care what age you are
19 September 2019
Opinion: In World Alzheimer’s Month Brigid Ryan from the Centre for Brain Research explains that dementia isn’t just for the elderly, it affects people of all ages.
Checking in for The Check Up
29 July 2019
Take a sneak peek behind the scenes of TVNZ’s myth-busting health series, The Check Up, with co-presenter and FMHS senior lecturer, Dr Mataroria Lyndon.
$6m for new Gisborne MRI research lab targeting concussion, heart disease
11 July 2019
University of Auckland's Dr Samantha Holdsworth heads up Mātai, a new not-for-profit medical imaging research and innovation centre in Tairāwhiti Gisborne.
Inspiring future neuroscientists at the Centre for Brain Research
10 July 2019
Recently, the Centre for Brain Research hosted the North Island regional final of the NZ Brain Bee competition. It was a record year with 180 students selected to participate.
Michael J Fox Foundation gives $221,000 to NZ hunt for new Parkinson’s drugs
6 July 2019
A $221,000 grant from The Michael J Fox Foundation will allow a team of researchers at the University of Auckland’s Centre for Brain Research to ramp up their hunt for new drugs that could potentially slow down Parkinson’s disease.
Dr Helen Murray: The best of both worlds
30 May 2019
Dr Helen Murray discusses her love for biomedical research and her current project investigating the loss of smell during Alzheimer's disease.
An app, to quickly diagnose brain injury, including mild brain injury
8 May 2019
Dr Vickie Shim, of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, aims to develop an App to quickly diagnose if a knock to the head could have long-term health consequences.