We ask the questions and find the answers that save lives

Neurosciences and cognitive health

We’re seeking greater understanding of the genetics and pathophysiology of diseases of the brain and nervous system, and improving the diagnosis and surgical, medical and psychological management of neurological disease, intellectual disability and cognitive health.

Program leaders

A/Professor Paul Dawson
Professor Mike O'Sullivan


  • Genome Plasticity and Disease
  • Developmental Paediatric
  • Neural Stem Cell Biology
  • Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane
  • Early Human Growth and Development
  • Kids in Mind