Media materials – 2015 CSL Florey Medal

CSL Florey Medal

The ageing brain can repair itself

National honour for pioneer who found brain stem cells and is now waking them up with exercise

Professor Perry Bartlett from the Queensland Brain Institute at UQ received the 2015 CSL Florey Medal for his discoveries that have transformed our understanding of the brain, and for his leadership of neuroscience in Australia.

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Perry is available for interview in Canberra on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 November

The award was presented by Health Minister the Hon. Sussan Ley on Wednesday in the Great Hall, Parliament House, Canberra

Media materials

Media release:

Full profile and backgrounder:

Photos (click on image for hi-res):

Video of Perry describing his work also available on YouTube

Broadcast quality (1080p) versions of this video with and without music are available: email

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