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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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Welcome to new board director, Professor Samar Aoun

| 11/01/2016

MND Australia's Board has a new director. Samar Aoun is Professor of Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine and Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Health sciences, Curtin University, and Adjunct Professor, Monash University and La Trobe University. Meet all of MND Australia's directors

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MNDcare newsletter

| 4/01/2016

The latest MNDcare newsletter for health and community care professionals is now available. Articles include Guidelines for Professionals on the withdrawal of assistive ventilation, Overview of the recent International ALS/MND meetings and Gluten-free diet in ALS/MND. 

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MND Australia newsletter – December 2015

| 3/01/2016

We wrap up the year with a bumper issue of MND Australia's newsletter.

 

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Advance newsletter December 2015 – reflecting on a record year

| 11/12/2015

​MND Research Institute of Australia’s most recent Advance newsletter reflects on a record year for MND research and outlines the exciting new research projects that have been awarded funding for next year. 

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Grants awarded by MNDRIA for 36 new projects commencing in 2016

| 26/11/2015

We are delighted to announce $3.32 million contributed by MNDRIA and $1.75 million contributed by Cure for MND Foundation for grants commencing in 2016. That makes a total of $5.07 million awarded for three 3-year fellowships and 33 grants-in-aid.

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Congratulations to all recipients!

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MNDRIA allocates a record $5.07 million to MND research in 2016

| 25/11/2015

The Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) has allocated a record $5.07 million for MND research in 2016. Announced at the MND Australia Research Meeting 2015, MNDRIA will provide $3.32 million with an additional $1.75 million to contributed by the Cure for MND Foundation.

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Professor Steve Vucic awarded Australian Academy of Science's prestigious Gottschalk Medal

| 25/11/2015

Professor Steve Vucic has been awarded the Gottschalk Medal at the 2016 Australian Academy of Science awards for his pioneering research revealing processes that can trigger MND. Professor Vucic is the Director of Neurophysiology at Westmead Hospital in Sydney and a member of the MNDRIA Research Committee

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Australian Rotary Health announces PhD Scholarship for MND research

| 18/11/2015

Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarship for MND research aims to provide financial support for research projects conducted in Australia which have the potential to enhance the health of people with MND.
 

 

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