CHeBA Neuropsychiatry is at the forefront of research into neuropsychiatric disorders. The Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI) is a tertiary referral unit that specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive and psychiatric disorders associated with medical and neurological illnesses. It is unique in Australia in bringing together expertise within Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurophysiology and Neurosurgery to bear upon complex diagnostic issues. The NPI offers a number of specialised programs. CHeBA Co-Director, Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev, is the Professor of Neuropsychiatry at the University of New South Wales as well as the Clinical Director of NPI. The research interests of NPI and CHeBA overlap in the areas of dementia, stroke, Parkinson's disease and brain stimulation.
The NPI is a facility of The Prince of Wales Hospital, a University of New South Wales teaching hospital, and is part of the Division of Psychiatry of the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service.