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How to Treat Motor Neurone Disease
How to Treat Motor Neurone Disease

Alison Mudie | 29/04/2016

As part of MND Week 2016, Australia's leading medical publication Australian Doctor today published a comprehensive feature article – How to Treat Motor Neurone Disease. 

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We're recruiting – Executive Assistant

Rachel Rizk | 28/04/2016

MND Australia seeks an Executive Assistant who has passion and enthusiasm to support our national information, awareness, advocacy and research activities. Full job description.

Australian researchers find a new genetic link to motor neurone dis...
Australian researchers find a new genetic link to motor neurone disease and frontotemporal dementia

Stephanie Williams | 19/04/2016

Research supported by the Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia, and led by Dr Kelly Williams and Associate Professor Ian Blair at Macquarie University, has found a new genetic cause of motor neurone disease (MND) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

8th National MND Conference – call for abstracts
8th National MND Conference – call for abstracts

Rachel Rizk | 5/04/2016

Do you work in a field relevant to health, disability, palliative care, aged care or community care professionals who support people with MND? We're looking for presenters for the National MND Conference to be held in Melbourne on 12 September 2016.  Submit your abstract by 30 May.

MND Australia newsletter – March 2016
MND Australia newsletter – March 2016

Rachel Rizk | 29/03/2016

Find out about the economic and personal costs of MND and the influencing actions we are taking to champion the rights and needs of people impacted by MND – latest newsletter.  #MNDcosts #MNDaction

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MNDRIA announces 2016 Travel Grants

Stephanie Williams | 22/03/2016

The MND Research Institute of Australia is pleased to announce the recipients of two 2016 Travel Grants.

Abstract Submissions Now Open
Abstract Submissions Now Open

Alison Mudie | 18/03/2016

Abstract submissions are now open for the 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND in Dublin, Republic of Ireland from 7-9 December 2016.

International Research Update March 2016
International Research Update March 2016

Alison Mudie | 17/03/2016

Read the latest research news from around the globe in this month's International Research Update.

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MNDRIA announce PhD grants

Alison Mudie | 10/03/2016

The MND Research Institute of Australia is pleased to announce three new PhD grants for commencement in 2016. 
 

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Latest news on copper-ATSM

Alison Mudie | 2/03/2016

The first clinical trial of copper-ATSM as a potential treatment option for MND will start in 2016.  Cu-ATSM therapy was developed in Australia, the first-in-man clinical study is being performed in Australia, and the sponsor is an Australian company (CMD).