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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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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).

 

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New Deloitte Access Economics report launched – "Economic analysis of MND in Australia"

| 24/02/2016

The first Deloitte Access Economics Report on the Economic analysis of motor neurone disease (MND) in Australia reveals that the total cost of MND in Australia was $2.37 billion in 2015, comprising $430.9 million in economic costs and $1.94 billion in burden of disease costs. The report, commissioned by MND Australia, will be launched at Parliament House, Canberra on 24 February 2016. 

Applications open for the Betty Laidlaw MND Research Grant (2016 - ...
Applications open for the Betty Laidlaw MND Research Grant (2016 - 2018)

| 29/01/2016

The Betty Laidlaw MND Research Grant will provide up to $350,000 per year for an innovative three-year research project that aims to translate laboratory findings to an effective treatment for MND. This grant acknowledges the generosity of John and Betty Laidlaw who have contributed the funds for the project.

 

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