The Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) is the research arm of MND Australia.
The MNDRIA was established in 1984 as a national organisation promoting medical and scientific research into MND. The organisation has been driven forward by the vision to understand the causes, find effective treatments and discover cures for MND.
The aims of the Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia are:
- To promote medical and scientific research into MND.
- To determine the relative merits of research proposals for the study of MND for the receipt of research grants.
- To administer research grants for the study of MND.
- To facilitate the exchange of information about MND.
- To affiliate with other bodies, either national or international, to advance the cause of research into MND.
- To raise funds to support research into MND.
- To be an Approved Research Institute by meeting the conditions of Income Tax Assessment Act.
The Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia was previously known as the A.L.S. Research Institute and the A.L.S.–Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute Incorporated.
The MND Australia Research Committee
members review grant applications
and determine the distribution of funds within the set policies, and according to the criteria for scientific assessment.
MND AUSTRALIA RESEARCH STRATEGY 2015 – 2018
Our 2015 – 2018 strategic objective related to research is to:
Promote, support and fund the best MND research that has the greatest chance of realising the vision of a world without MND.
MND Australia acknowledges the urgent need to advance research to better understand MND and to find treatments for this devastating disease.
Read the full MND Australia Research Strategy 2015 – 2018
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