Program Leader: Professor Chris Levi, Hunter New England Local Health District
Researchers, students and support staff: 144
Researchers in the Brain and Mental Health Program are unlocking the mysteries of neurological and mental health disorders, and providing novel solutions to improve the diagnosis and treatment of those who are affected.
The Program brings together high-quality neuroscience researchers who are building tight linkages across multiple levels of enquiry and between basic neuroscience, clinical neuroscience and mental health and neurological health service delivery.
Their research is focused on nationally important disease areas of:
- Affective and Addictive Disorders
- Pain and Sensory Dysfunction
- Clinical Psychology
- Cognition, Development and Ageing
- Implementation and Models of Care Research
Researchers in the HMRI Brain and Mental Health Program are affiliated with the University’s Priority Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health. The Program also includes the HMRI Stroke Research Group, and incorporates the NSW Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health at Orange.