Living Better for Longer - Care Advocacy Research
MND Australia is pleased to announce the 6th National MND Conference hosted by MND South Australia. The conference will be held at the Stamford Grand Adelaide Hotel in Glenelg, South Australia on Monday 10 September.
Care: Client focused initiatives; Best practice in symptom management and care
Advocacy: Enhancing service delivery: innovation, opportunity and challenges
Research: Advances in knowledge and clinical care
Program is now available for download here.
Registration $150 inc GST - Click here to register online
Please note that online registrations close on Friday 31 August. After this date please contact 02 8877 0999 or firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm availability.
Dr Peter Allcroft
Peter Allcroft is a respiratory and palliative care physician at Daw Park Repatriation Hospital in Adelaide. He runs the MND Clinic at the hospital, and is the site investigator for the Palliative Care Clinical Collaboration Studies (PaCCS). Peter is also a Board member of MND South Australia.
Dr James Burrell
James Burrell is a Senior Research Officer at Neuroscience Research Australia and Staff Specialist Neurologist at Concord General Hospital. Dr Burrell’s research focuses on the overlaps between frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease, as well as using neurophysiological and imaging biomarkers to link clinical symptoms and pathology in dementia syndromes.
Sue Craig’s husband Derek was diagnosed with MND in 2009. Sue cared for Derek full time until his death in 2011. She will share her experience with MND and the impact of this on her life and that of her family.
Dr Bradley Turner
Bradley Turner is a neuroscientist who heads a MND research team at the Florey Neuroscience Institutes, University of Melbourne. His research aims to understand the fundamental causes of MND using cell and animal models and translate these outcomes into treatment strategies.
We are grateful to Biogen Idec for their sponsorship of this event.