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Devil n Me interview with Ray Hadley
Devil n Me interview with Ray Hadley

| 18/10/2013

You can listen to Ray Hadley's interview with Kim Evans on 2GB: http://tinyurl.com/kgedb4m.  Kim chats about his best mate Bob Delaney, and his epic ride to help raise awareness and funds to find a cure for MND.

Welcome to new corporate sponsor, Commbank Enterprise Services
Welcome to new corporate sponsor, Commbank Enterprise Services

| 8/10/2013

A warm welcome to MND Australia's new corporate sponsor CommBank Enterprise Services.

This October employees will join together to “Wake up after winter” and walk home from work in support of MND Australia. Their goal is to raise more than $65,000 to support MND research as well as the awareness, advocacy and information activities of MND Australia. Find out more

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MND Australia International Research Update – September 2013

| 3/10/2013

Bats, bees and blue-green algae all feature in the latest issue of the MND Australia International Research Update. Find out about these and other fascinating areas of MND research from across the globe. 

Breakthrough discovery links blue-green algae with motor neurone di...
Breakthrough discovery links blue-green algae with motor neurone disease

| 26/09/2013

Listen to Dr Rachael Dunlop on ABC news this morning talking about how the findings of her team of researchers at UTS Sydney will bring scientists a step closer to understanding MND. This research represents a key piece of evidence that takes the blue green algae story forward! http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-26/scientists-discover-potential-cause-of-motor-neurone-disease/4981598

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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