Peter Duncan Neurosciences Research Unit (photo back row L-R) Dr. Michael Lovelace, Prof. Bruce Brew, Prof. Gilles Guillemin, Dr. John Ng. Front row L-R: Dr. Gayathri Sundaram, Dr. Lucette Cysique, Varda Sardesai.
The Applied Neurosciences Program led by Professor Bruce J. Brew AM is a translational research program dedicated to improving understanding of chronic neurological and neurodegenerative disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson's Disease and Motor Neurone Disease. By utilising a multi-disciplinary approach, the research program uses a multi-faceted array of cutting edge techniques in field of neurobiology, stem cell biology, neuroimmunology, neurovirology and neuropsychology to study neurological diseases.
The research program has four main axes, each led by senior researchers/clinicians: