How We Make A Difference

  • In 1994 the Human Brain Research Group at the University of Auckland headed by Professor Richard Faull was granted funds by the Neurological Foundation to purchase a minus 80 degree chest freezer.

  • Several years ago the Neurological Foundation committed to bridging the gap between neuroscience (the scientific study of the human brain and nervous system) and neurology (the medical application of that research) with the establishment of the Neurological Foundation Chair of Neurology within...

  • The Neurological Foundation, Otago University and Dunedin Hospital have joined forces to ensure Dunedin and Southland - indeed the whole South Island - benefit from a comprehensive neurosurgical service through this professorial position.



  • The global 'Brain Awareness Week' campaign runs from 14th - 20th March 2016 and the Neurological Foundation is proud to be an official partner. This year we will continue our popular public 'Brain Day' events around New Zealand. Click here to find out more...

  • Here you will find examples of how research funded by the Neurological Foundation is changing our understanding of neurological disorders and making a positive difference to people’s lives. Our researchers' achievements have been made possible by the generous support of New Zealanders.

  • The Neurological Foundation continues to strive to make a difference to those with neurological conditions by raising money to fund research into the very best neurological research here in New Zealand. Only through research will our mission statement be achieved.