The theme for Auckland Brain Day 2017 is ‘Research on the brain’. Join us to experience lectures, presentations and creative works to enrich your world.
14 March, 2017
15 December, 2016
NEUROLOGICAL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 2016 GRANT ROUND RECIPIENTS
Nearly $1.4 million committed to neurological research across New Zealand
3 November, 2016
Thank you to all who attended International frontier advances in brain research and treaments on Friday 2nd December at the Auckland Business school.
30 August, 2016
Thank you to the more than 700 people who attended Inside the ageing Brain on Thursday 22 September at the La Vida Centre in Christchurch.
6 July, 2016
THERE IS A SMARTER WAY TO FUND BRAIN RESEARCH IN NEW ZEALAND
Let's face it, washing cars isn't the smartest way for us to utilise our world-renowned brain researchers' time.
5 July, 2016
The Neurological Foundation launches its Annual Appeal week with a commitment of over $1.3 million to brain research funding in the July grant round.
31 March, 2016
A big thank you to more than 400 people who attended the Brain Awareness Week lectures series between 15-17 March in Auckland. We were blown away by the enthusiasm and support of this lectures series. For those of you who attended a lecture, we hope you found the panel discussions insightful and rewarding. We can be very proud of the talented brain researchers and clinicians we have in this country.
23 March, 2016
“I’m optimistic that we will eventually discover a definitive cure for Alzheimer’s disease that is effective as an antibiotic for an infection. For now, though, the most promising path is through prevention – protecting a healthy brain rather than trying to reverse neural damage that has already occurred. Considerable scientific evidence points to lifestyle as key to defending our brains from Alzheimer’s’ disease.” – Dr Gary Small.
3 February, 2016
A summary of the Smith lecture on Dementia: Professor Emeritus A. David Smith of the University of Oxford - 3rd February 2016, AMRF Lecture Room, University of Auckland.
Please find below links to an overview of Professor Smith's lecture on Dementia and his presentation.
11 December, 2015
The Neurological Foundation is pleased to announce that funding $1,123,989 for neurological research projects, three postgraduate scholarships, two postdoctoral fellowships, three summer studentships and educational travel grants has been approved in its December 2015 grant round. The Neurological Foundation is the primary non-government sponsor of neurological research in New Zealand.