New Zealand’s foremost Huntington’s Disease (HD) research and clinical experts will speak at the national associations’ conference in Auckland on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May.
6 May, 2013
11 March, 2013
BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK 2013 – a week of research on the brain
11 – 17 March 2013
It’s Brain Awareness Week! The Neurological Foundation is thrilled to present an exciting national programme of Brain Day events to mark Brain Awareness Week 2013 in New Zealand. All events are free to the public.
4 March, 2013
The Neurological Foundation and Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland, the organisers of Brain Day Auckland, have announced a change of venues due to the popular demand of tickets to the key lectures and discussion panels. Brain Day was to be held at the University of Auckland’s newly revamped Grafton Campus and will move to last year’s venue of The University of Auckland’s Business School for the Saturday 16 March event.
27 February, 2013
NB. This year’s Brain Day is proving so popular it will now be held at the University of Auckland Business School, 12 Grafton Road.
Event tickets remain valid at the venue and more free tickets are now available. Parking $5.00 flat rate for underground parking at Business School. Mobility access parking beside lifts and easily accessible on all floors.
7 February, 2013
Cannabis use may double the stroke risk in young adults according to a recent study led by Neurological Foundation Chair of Clinical Neurology Professor Alan Barber. Click here to read more.
5 December, 2012
The Neurological Foundation announced today that funding of nearly $1 million for neurological research and educational scholarships has been approved in its December 2012 grant round. This brings the total funding committed to neurological research in New Zealand to over $40 million since the Foundation’s first grants were allocated in 1972. The Neurological Foundation is the primary non-government sponsor of neurological research in New Zealand.
1 October, 2012
THE NEUROLOGICAL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 40th ANNIVERSARY PUBLIC EVENT PROGRAMME
The Brain Matters – progress through research
Tuesday 30 October through to Wednesday 7 November 2012
Four FREE public events: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: register at www.brainmatters.co.nz
14 September, 2012
Scientists at The University of Auckland’s Centre for Brain Research have succeeded in converting human skin cells directly into immature brain cells (or neural precursor cells).
The team, assisted by funding from the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand, the Auckland Medical Research Foundation, and the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust , has led the world in developing a fast and efficient means of accomplishing this without having to go through the intermediate stage of conversion to embryonic stem cells.
1 August, 2012
High-bidding Mitre 10 staff raised $38,500 for the Neurological Foundation at a lively charity auction on Friday night. The auction featured on the closing night of the Mitre 10 New Zealand annual conference, held in Melbourne this year.
Mitre 10 General Manager Marketing, Dave Elliott says the amount raised reflects the community spirit of store owners and staff around the country.
11 July, 2012
The Neurological Foundation announced today that funding of over $800,000 for neurological research and educational scholarships has been approved in its July 2012 grant round. This brings the total funding committed to neurological research in New Zealand to over $40 million since the Foundation’s first grants were allocated in 1972. The Neurological Foundation is the primary non-government sponsor of neurological research in New Zealand.