We conduct research in the prevention, treatment, cure, and care of brain and nerve disorders. Our strong relationships with communities help us improve the lives of patients. Our common goal is to improve health and quality of life together.

Academic Unit of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry Services (AUCS)

The Academic Unit of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry Services (AUCS) investigates biological and environmental factors of childhood development and mental health.

New South Wales Child Development Study (NSW-CDS)

The NSW-CDS provides much needed information to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Australian children.

Neuromuscular disease and multiple sclerosis research

We’re focused on developing new methods for early diagnosis and treatment of peripheral neuropathy and improving patient outcomes for this disabling condition.

Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) at Primary Care level

The Opioid Substitution Therapy group aims to improve the provision of holistic care and the appropriate sharing of health information by identifying a framework for OST at primary care level including the barriers and enablers from key stakeholders' perspectives.

Student Mental Health

We aim to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of university students by developing and evaluating novel initiatives to support student mental health.

The Trauma and Mental Health Initiative

The Trauma and Mental Health Initiative advances wellbeing, health and justice helping protect communities exposed to traumatic stress and adversity.

UNSW Child Neurology Research Group

Our research group aims to use learnings from Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) to progress clinical trial and treatment approaches for rare genetic neurological disorders, increase collaborative networks and build workforce capacity.

Healthy Longevity and geroscience

Professor Daniel Chan and his research team in the Aged Care Department of Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital have been actively involved in the improvement of lives of older people through research projects aimed at “innovative solutions to unresolved areas” related to diseases or care of older people.