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The Annual International ALS/MND Meetings
The Annual International ALS/MND Meetings

Alana Maytum | 19/02/2019

Late last year MND Australia attended the Annual International ALS/MND Meetings hosted by MND Scotland in Glasgow.

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Update from the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations on CuATSM

Alana Maytum | 8/02/2019

Reports on a phase 1 clinical trial into Copper-ATSM recently gained global media attention. Take a look at what the experts have to say. 

MND in the news
MND in the news

Carol Birks | 11/01/2019

Australian media has recently reported on a poster presented at the 29th International Symposium on ALS/MND held in Glasgow in December that reported outcomes of a phase 1 Clinical Trial conducted in Australia. 

2019 Research Grants announced
2019 Research Grants announced

Alana Maytum | 14/11/2018

MND Australia’s research arm – the MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) - has awarded almost $4 million for new research projects commencing in 2019. Find out more about the projects that received funding. 

Until there is a cure, there is care
Until there is a cure, there is care

Carol Birks | 25/10/2018

MND Associations across Australia have been supporting people living with MND and their families for over 35 years. Whether you're finding out about MND for the first time; grappling with the NDIS or the Aged Care system; in search of information or peer support groups; in need of aids and equipment; or want to get involved to help raise funds for MND care and research; the MND State associations are there all the way for those impacted by MND.

Call 1800 777 175 now to find out more.

Summary of the 9th National MND Australia Conference
Summary of the 9th National MND Australia Conference

Alana Maytum | 3/09/2018

The 9th National MND Australia Conference, hosted by MND South Australia, was held on Friday 31 August. The conference MND Care: Informing, Influencing, Innovating attracted over 200 delegates with diverse health, allied health and community support backgrounds from around Australia and New Zealand.  
 

Register now for the 9th National MND Australia Conference on care ...
Register now for the 9th National MND Australia Conference on care 2018

Alana Maytum | 11/07/2018

Registration for the 9th National Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Australia Conference is now open. The conference will be hosted by the MND Association of South Australia on Friday 31 August 2018 in Adelaide

Advocacy in Action: Global MND Awareness Day
Advocacy in Action: Global MND Awareness Day

Alana Maytum | 26/06/2018

MND Australia CEO, Carol Birks, together with CEOs from MND NSW and Victoria, headed to Canberra to raise awareness of MND amongst federal decision makers on Global MND Awareness Day 2018. 

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$2.5 million for MND patient-centred care initiative

| 29/05/2018

The MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) is proud to be part of a consortium of research organisations, clinical groups, patient-centred organisations and care providers who have won funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to collect real-time data to inform best practice services, research and enrolment in clinical trials.

MND Australia announces Research Strategy 2018 - 2021
MND Australia announces Research Strategy 2018 - 2021

| 15/05/2018

MND Australia is proud to announce its new research strategy for 2018 – 2021, Investing in Innovation, Partnering for Progress.

 

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