Research news

Stay up-to-date with the latest Australian and international research news.

August 2017

MND Connect delegates 
MND Connect 2017

The community is invited to this interactive forum connecting people impacted by MND with Australia's leading MND researchers.The 3rd MND Connect will be held at the University of Sydney on Saturday 11 November. Register now

13th MND Australia Research Conference

13th MND Australia Research Conference

MND researchers as well as the broader MND community are invited to attend the 13th MND Australia Research Conference: Investing in Innovation, Partnering for Progress to be opened by Federal Assistant Minister for Health, the Hon Dr David Gillespie MP. The event will be held at the University of Sydney on Friday 10 November. Register now


July 2017 

Medicinal cannabis

FAQ sheet on cannabis

What is cannabis? Is cannabis an effective treatment for MND? How do you access medicinal cannabis in Australia? MND Australia's new FAQ sheet has the answers.


JUne 2017 

Grant applications open

MNDRIA research grants – apply now

Applications are now open for the MNDRIA 2017 funding round for research grants commencing in 2018. Funding decisions will be made by the MNDRIA Research Committee at a Grants Allocation Meeting on 9 November 2017. 


Advance newsletter

New look Advance

MNDRIA's Advance newsletter is a biannual publication that details the progress of research funded by the MNDRIA. We listened to subscribers feedback and have revamped Advance to make it a shorter, easier read. Take a read.

International Research Update

MND Australia International Research Update

The MND Australia International Research Update features stories on recent research into the involvement of motor neurones with other types of cells and environmental factors in MND. Also read about researchers who have developed new imaging and biochemical tests for diagnosis and disease stage assessment, and a new tool to help in working out a way to stop the spread of MND through the body.





United Kingdom

MND Research Blog 
Up-to-date information on ALS/MND research, as well as the activities of the MND Association's research development team 


Research News 
ALS Association's webpage featuring newsletters, blogs and webinars on ALS/MND research

ALS Today
News webpage of the ALS Therapy Development Institute, which covers research developments from both their own and other research labs.

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