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Royal Commission into Aged Care interim report released: "A shocking tale of neglect"

Morag Millington | 4/11/2019

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s Interim Report was released and tabled in the Australian Parliament on Thursday 31 October. The Commissioners’ investigation into Australia’s aged care system led them to describe it as “a shocking tale of neglect”.

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Copper-ATSM phase 2/3 clinical trial to begin

Morag Millington | 31/10/2019

A phase 2/3 clinical trial of copper-ATSM (CuATSM) for the treatment of motor neurone disease (MND) progression will soon begin in Australia.

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MND Research Institute Australia announces $3M in research grants

Morag Millington | 16/10/2019

MNDRIA, the research arm of MND Australia, has today announced close to $3 million in new research grants to further understand the causes, find effective treatments and discover a cure for motor neurone disease (MND).

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Farewell to Janet Nash

Morag Millington | 29/08/2019

It is with great sadness that in August we will be saying goodbye to Janet Nash who, after 25 years with our national network of MND associations, is leaving to start her well-earned retirement.

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Travel Grants awarded for 2019 International Symposium on ALS/MND

Morag Millington | 16/08/2019

MNDRIA is pleased to announce that 10 PhD students and early career researchers have been awarded Jenny and Graham Lang Travel Grants to attend the International Symposium on ALS/MND in Perth in December 2019.

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Promising results a phase 2 clinical trial

Morag Millington | 19/07/2019

The Lighthouse Project has just announced promising results from their phase 2 clinical trial, which will now progress onto a much larger phase 3 trial.

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MND Australia seeks six commitments from federal election candidates

Morag Millington | 2/05/2019

MND Australia is seeking six commitments from candidates from all sides of politics in the lead up to the 2019 Federal Election, to address the urgent need to improve the lives of people living with motor neurone disease.

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MND Australia response to last weeks Federal Budget

Carol Birks | 8/04/2019

MND Australia has responded to last weeks Federal Budget with a call for the Federal Government to substantially increase investment in aged care to address the disability needs of older Australians. 

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Riluzole oral suspension to be added to PBS

Morag Millington | 19/03/2019

Teglutik®, the liquid formulation of riluzole, will be added to the PBS from 1 April 2019.

MNDRIA PhD Scholarship Top-up Grants announced
MNDRIA PhD Scholarship Top-up Grants announced

Laura Birks | 28/02/2019

MNDRIA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019-2021 PhD Scholarship Top-up Grants. These grants encourage early career researchers to focus their research on finding cures, treatments and better care for people with MND Read more


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