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Peter Simpson-Young | 29/01/2016
The Betty Laidlaw MND Research Grant will provide up to $350,000 per year for an innovative three-year research project that aims to translate laboratory findings to an effective treatment for MND. This grant acknowledges the generosity of John and Betty Laidlaw who have contributed the funds for the project.
Rachel Rizk | 11/01/2016
MND Australia's Board has a new director. Samar Aoun is Professor of Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine and Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Health sciences, Curtin University, and Adjunct Professor, Monash University and La Trobe University. Meet all of MND Australia's directors
Rachel Rizk | 4/01/2016
The latest MNDcare newsletter for health and community care professionals is now available. Articles include Guidelines for Professionals on the withdrawal of assistive ventilation, Overview of the recent International ALS/MND meetings and Gluten-free diet in ALS/MND.
Peter Simpson-Young | 11/12/2015
MND Research Institute of Australia’s most recent Advance newsletter reflects on a record year for MND research and outlines the exciting new research projects that have been awarded funding for next year.
Rachel Rizk | 26/11/2015
We are delighted to announce $3.32 million contributed by MNDRIA and $1.75 million contributed by Cure for MND Foundation for grants commencing in 2016. That makes a total of $5.07 million awarded for three 3-year fellowships and 33 grants-in-aid.
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Peter Simpson-Young | 25/11/2015
Professor Steve Vucic has been awarded the Gottschalk Medal at the 2016 Australian Academy of Science awards for his pioneering research revealing processes that can trigger MND. Professor Vucic is the Director of Neurophysiology at Westmead Hospital in Sydney and a member of the MNDRIA Research Committee.
Peter Simpson-Young | 18/11/2015
Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarship for MND research aims to provide financial support for research projects conducted in Australia which have the potential to enhance the health of people with MND.
Peter Simpson-Young | 13/11/2015
The CSL Florey medal is awarded every two years to an Australian biomedical researcher for significant achievements in biomedical science or human health advancement.