Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health Node

Node Director:

  • Prof Graeme Jackson


Facility Fellows

  • Ms Shawna Farquharson


Informatics Fellows:

  • Dr David Abbott


Operational participants:


Scope and function:

  • The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health provides access to two 3 T human MRI scanners dedicated to research: A Siemens TRIO – a 60cm bore MRI scanner; and a Siemens Skyra – a 70cm bore MRI scanner. It also provides access to a 4.7 T small animal MRI scanner. These facilities provide the research community access to state-of-the-art imaging for human and preclinical research.


  • Researchers using the node also have access to an animal facility with PC2 and surgical capabilities, and trained staff to assist visiting experimentalists or to perform the work on a cost-recovery basis.