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The Neurological Foundation Announces 40th Anniversary Publi

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 10:11 am | Neurological Foundation

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: 2 October 2012 The Neurological Foundation Announces 40th Anniversary Public Event Programme The Brain Matters – progress through research Tuesday 30 October through to Wednesday 7 November 2012 More >>

Mitre 10 Staff Charity Auction Raises $38,500

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 11:50 am | Neurological Foundation

For immediate release: 1 August 2012 Mitre 10 Staff Charity Auction Raises $38,500 For Neurological Foundation Of New Zealand High-bidding Mitre 10 staff raised $38,500 for the Neurological Foundation at a lively charity auction on Friday night. The ... More >>

Brain Day Nelson

Monday, 25 June 2012, 3:32 pm | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation’s Medical Advisor Dr Jon Simcock will speak about the latest progress in the understanding of brain disorders. He will also discuss how the 21st century has introduced exciting new neurological investigation techniques, ... More >>

Positively Parkinson’s

Monday, 25 June 2012, 3:29 pm | Neurological Foundation

More than 10,000 New Zealanders have Parkinson’s disease, but many thousands more are dealing with Parkinson’s every day – relatives and friends, carers and health professionals. This event takes on a unique interview format with Sue Giddens from ... More >>

Brain Disorders: Progress & Prospects - Free Lecture

Monday, 25 June 2012, 3:27 pm | Neurological Foundation

There are more than 1,100 known neurological disorders. Your nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal cord and nerves throughout your body: together they control all the workings of the body. More >>

Post-Stroke Protection & Repair - Free Public Lecture

Monday, 25 June 2012, 3:25 pm | Neurological Foundation

Injuries to the brain or spinal cord from stroke, trauma or neurodegenerative disease result in the loss of limb function with limited potential for recovery. Currently, there is no effective drug treatment to promote recovery from stroke and the main ... More >>

Free Public Lecture On Autism

Monday, 25 June 2012, 3:23 pm | Neurological Foundation

Autism is a cognitive disorder and the core symptoms include deficits in social relationships, delayed and abnormal language and a pattern of repetitive behaviours and restricted interests. A relatively unknown disorder to the general population, the condition ... More >>

$2 Million Mark Reached in Chair in Neurosurgery Campaign

Friday, 13 April 2012, 2:59 pm | Neurological Foundation

The campaign to fund the country’s first Chair in Neurosurgery, to be based in Dunedin, has raised more than $2 million since the campaign was launched 10 weeks ago. This milestone sees the project two thirds of the way towards the targeted $3 ... More >>

Halfway Mark Reached in Neurological Foundation Chair

Monday, 20 February 2012, 3:41 pm | Neurological Foundation

February 20 2012 Halfway Mark Reached in Neurological Foundation Chair in Neurosurgery Campaign The campaign to fund the country’s first Chair in Neurosurgery has hit the halfway mark with more than $1.5 million raised in public donations since the ... More >>

New Chair in Neurosurgery Will Secure Services for Future

Saturday, 21 January 2012, 11:48 am | Neurological Foundation

New Chair in Neurosurgery Will Secure Services for Future The public campaign to fund the head of New Zealand’s first academic neurosurgery unit, based at Otago University, was launched today in Dunedin. The Neurological Foundation Chair in Neurosurgery ... More >>

Neurological Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 3:48 pm | Neurological Foundation

For immediate release: 14 July 2011 Neurological Foundation Announces July Grant Round Recipients The Neurological Foundation is pleased to announce research and travel grants of nearly $550,000 for its July 2011 grant round. The Neurological ... More >>

Brain Awareness Week 2011 – a Week of Something on the Brain

Friday, 11 March 2011, 1:23 pm | Neurological Foundation

Brain Awareness Week 2011 is here again, and the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand is excited to present the biggest-ever programme of Brain Days and regional public lectures in the history of the Foundation-sponsored initiative in this country. All ... More >>

Brain Awareness Week

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 9:43 am | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation is excited to announce the biggest-ever Brain Awareness Week programme of Brain Days and regional public lectures in the history of the Foundation-sponsored initiative in this country. Brain Awareness Week features in 76 countries around ... More >>

Neurological Foundation Free Lecture: Dr Anthony West

Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 1:40 pm | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation and the Brain Health Research Centre at Otago University Present a Free Public Lecture: Dr Anthony West: Discovering Novel Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand and the Brain Health ... More >>

The Neurological Foundation Presents Free Public Lecture

Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 1:24 pm | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand is excited to present a free public lecture in Auckland by world-leading stroke authority Professor Stephen Davis. Professor Davis is Professor of Neurology at the University of Melbourne, and Director of Neurosciences ... More >>

Neurological Foundation Awards Over $1M in Dec 2010

Monday, 20 December 2010, 2:47 pm | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand has today announced research grants, travel grants, fellowships and scholarships totalling more than $1,020,000 for its December 2010 funding round. This allocation brings the Foundation’s total neurological ... More >>

Neurological Foundation Announces July Grants

Tuesday, 13 July 2010, 11:08 am | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand has today announced research grants, travel grants and scholarships totalling nearly $750,000 for its July 2010 funding round. The Neurological Foundation is the primary non-government sponsor of neurological ... More >>

Neurological Foundation’s Annual Appeal Week

Wednesday, 30 June 2010, 10:14 am | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation’s Annual Appeal week starts next Sunday, so watch out for the satirical TV ad campaign featuring neuroscientists washing cars to raise funds for their research. The reality of the campaign’s underlying message however ... More >>

Brain Awareness Week Reveals New Zealand’s Smarts

Tuesday, 30 March 2010, 4:42 pm | Neurological Foundation

Last week, Brain Awareness Week challenged the nation to ‘Grow a Bigger Brain in 7 days’ – pitting region against region, boys against girls and golden oldies versus temper-some teens and everyone in between – so who is the brainiest of them ... More >>

Brainweek - Your Brain’s Best Buddy - Case Study

Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 11:49 am | Neurological Foundation

One of the best prescriptions for improving brain health may also be one of the simplest and most fun to follow – spending time with your mates. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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