Research Grants & Meetings

MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) funds more MND research projects than any other organisation in Australia. These projects are in areas as diverse as genetics, cell biology, translational research and social research.
 

GRANT APPLICATIONS

Applications are now open for the Susie Harris Travel Fellowship and PhD top-up scholarships commencing in 2017. They close on Friday, 27 January 2017. Applications for the Betty Laidlaw MND Research Prize close on Friday 30 September 2016.

For more information on applying for funding, visit Apply for a grant.

For current and previously funded research projects, please visit Research we fund

 
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MND AUSTRALIA RESEARCH MEETING

The MND Australia Research Meeting 2016 will be held at the Queensland Brain Institute on 21 October. Click here for more information. 

The meeting provides an opportunity for recipients of MNDRIA grants in 2016 to report on outcomes of their funded projects to other MND researchers and the wider MND community.

To learn more about MND Australia's annual Research Meetings click here.


MND Connect 2016

MND Connect is a community research meeting, which will be held at the Queensland Brain Institute on Saturday 22 October 2016 click here for more information.


Past Meetings

The MND Australia Research Meeting 2015 was held in Sydney on the 22–23 November. Download the program.

 

INTERNATIONAL ALS/MND MEETINGS

The 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND will be held at the Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland from 7–9 December 2016. Visit the MND Association website to register. Abstract submissions have now closed.

The Allied Professionals Forum will be held from 4–6 December in Dublin. For information and to register visit the MND Association website. Abstract submissions have now closed.

The 28th International Symposium on ALS/MND will be held in Boston, USA, 8-10 December 2017.