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Alison Mudie | 14/10/2016
When it comes to understanding clinical trials, accessible information can be hard to come by.
The media are currently focusing on two important motor neurone disease (MND) clinical trials, the Lighthouse Project and Copper-ATSM.
The team at MND Australia has developed a series of easy-to-understand explanations of the trials and what the expected outcomes might mean for future MND treatments.
Rachel Rizk | 27/09/2016
Take a read to find out the latest about national advocacy, information, awareness and research activities that impact the MND community.
Alison Mudie | 22/09/2016
September is Dementia Awareness Month. Did you know that up to 15% of people living with motor neurone disease will develop frontotemporal dementia or FTD?
Alison Mudie | 14/09/2016
The 8th National MND Conference held in Melbourne on 12 September 2016 featured a full day of excellent and informative presentations representing the diverse MND healthcare community. To review each of the Care, Communication and Collaboration presentations visit the MNDcare website.
Big thanks to the National Conference hosts, MND Victoria, presenters, guests, speakers and volunteers for making this a successful and inspirational meeting of MND minds.
Stephanie Williams | 19/08/2016
The Betty Laidlaw MND Research Prize aims to reward an outstanding mid-career researcher with a demonstrated background of excellence in neuroscience research.
Stephanie Williams | 26/07/2016
Two papers published today in the prestigious journal Nature Genetics provide new insights on the genes predisposing to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the most common form of motor neurone disease (MND).
Alison Mudie | 14/07/2016
MND Australia and the MND Association of Victoria are pleased to announce the 8th National MND Conference to be held in Melbourne on 12 September 2016.
Stephanie Williams | 7/07/2016
MND NSW and MND Victoria have provided funding to support new motor neurone disease (MND) research projects in 2017, which will be awarded via the Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA).
Rachel Rizk | 17/06/2016
Shadow Health Minister, Catherine King’s has announced a $5 million investment to support the crucial needs of Australians living with MND.
Rachel Rizk | 14/06/2016
In the lead up to the Federal Election 2016, MND Australia seeks five commitments from our politicians to improve the lives of people living with MND and their families. Read the full MND Australia Action Framework.