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MNDcare latest news – September 2013
MNDcare latest news – September 2013

| 16/09/2013

The September 2013 issue of the MNDcare newsletter features: ALS TDI's collection of personal stories from MND health professionals, scientists and patient advocates from across the globe; presentations from the MND NSW Ask the Experts forum and the program for the International Symposium on ALS/MND.  View newsletter

MND Australia Research Meeting program now available
MND Australia Research Meeting program now available

| 16/09/2013

With more projects funded each year, the Research Meeting has grown to include attendees from all over Australia and this year, for the first time, it will be a full-day meeting. The Meeting provides an opportunity for recipients of MNDRIA grants to report on progress of their funded project to the MND research community. The Meeting details and program are now online.

Grant applications for research into MND now open!
Grant applications for research into MND now open!

| 9/08/2013

Closing date for grant applications: Friday 30 August 2013

 
Researchers working in Australia in fields that are relevant to motor neurone disease are invited to apply for funding to support research commencing in the calendar year 2014.

Announcing the recipient of the inaugural Les Brookes Travel Fellow...
Announcing the recipient of the inaugural Les Brookes Travel Fellowship

| 9/08/2013

MND Australia is pleased to announce that physiotherapist Nicole Sheers is the recipient of the inaugural Les Brookes Travel Fellowship. 

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Launch of DisabilityCare Australia extends to Western Australia

| 9/08/2013

Western Australia will host NDIS launch sites, commencing in July 2014.

 
 

Faulty gene provides clues about the causes of motor neurone disease
Faulty gene provides clues about the causes of motor neurone disease

| 10/07/2013

A team of Australian and US researchers has identified a gene fault that may play a role in the development of both familial and sporadic motor neurone disease (MND).

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Roll out of DisabilityCare Australia

| 2/07/2013

DisabilityCare Australia is being introduced in stages. Find out where and when DisabilityCare Australia will be available.

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Advance newsletter June 2013 – Meet the MND Australia Research Committee

| 3/06/2013

Advance – June 2013 is now available. Meet the members of the MND Australia Research Committee and read reports on projects funded by the MND Research Institute in 2012. 

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MND Australia International Research Update – May 2013

| 14/05/2013

Catch up on the latest MND research happening around the world.  Read the May 2013 issue of the MND Australia International Research Update.

 
 

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MND Australia comes second out of 480 charities in Colonial First State Charity Boost

| 4/05/2013

Thanks to our wonderful Facebook friends and Twitter followers, MND Australia came second (out of 480 charities) in the Colonial First State Charity Boost! 

 

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