Author Archives: Anne Graham

Lost in the landscape of the brain? Get out the atlas

This article originally appeared on The Brain Dialogue. Suzanne Shubart. Now brain travellers can track their explorations with highly-detailed maps created with state-of-the-art imaging technology. The Big Picture You’re lost in the desert and, after wandering for days, in the distance you spot a giant red rock jutting out of the barren landscape. Had you never encountered this landmark before […]

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Self-experiments: measuring breathlessness in SCI patients

Self-experiments have long been a part of science and medicine. Over the years, self-experimenters have proven invaluable to the medical research community, and to the patients they are seeking to help. Prof Simon Gandevia is well known for putting himself ‘under the microscope’ and is perfecting a measurement technique he and his team developed to measure breathlessness in people with […]

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The Winter edition of the NeuRA Magazine is out!

Read the latest edition of our NeuRA Magazine – online version here… In this edition, we feature an article on The Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN), an international research partnership determined to defeat Alzheimer’s disease, and our first clinical trial participant, Amanda Ayliffe. You can also read about a recent study by NeuRA’s Prof Stephen Lord and Dr Phu Hoang […]

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NSW government invests in merger to boost schizophrenia research

NSW Minister for Medical Research, Pru Goward, today announced an investment of $2.5 million to fund a landmark merger between Australia’s leading schizophrenia research organisations – NeuRA – Neuroscience Research Australia and the Schizophrenia Research Institute (SRI). “The best outcomes for the treatment of schizophrenia will be achieved through the opportunity of these institutes to join forces and share their […]

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