Populations in the tropical regions of Australia are the subject of major stress, trauma and other diseases of the brain and mind. These range from children suffering from various forms of abuse and neglect which can lead to serious physical and mental health issues, to veterans returning from deployment to war zones with post-traumatic stress disorders.
Such conditions are the focus for the work of the Tropical Brain and Mind Research Foundation.
A JCU research team led by Professors Zoltan Sarnyai and Robyn McDermott looked at the link between depression and diet on a Torres Strait island, where fast fo...read more
In 2018 the Tropical Brain and Mind Research Foundation has welcomed three new Directors: Dr Lynore Geia, Mr Alan Newman and Mr Matt Keating. They bring new exp...read more