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Brain Foundation

The Brain Foundation is a nationally registered charity dedicated to funding the highest quality Australian research into neurological disorders, diseases, and injuries, with the ultimate goal of advancing diagnoses, treatments, and patient outcomes.

Those conditions account for over half the death and disability in Australia each year.

Migraine & Headache Australia is a division of the Brain Foundation.

Vision and mission

The Brain Foundation aims to be the largest non-government funder of neurological and neuroscientific research in Australia, supporting the highest quality research into a wide range of brain disorders.

How the Brain Foundation can help

The Brain Foundation provides information about disorders to help family and friends understand the prognosis facing those affected. They also provide guidelines to maintain a healthy brain.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Brain Foundation.

Last reviewed: December 2021

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