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MND Australia receives grant to develop new MND app

| 21/08/2017

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT organisation, today announced it will provide free IT and technology expertise to MND Australia and another 11 not-for-profit organisations in Australia.
TCS will assist MND Australia to develop technology solutions that enable easy access to information, for people living with MND who may find access to traditional information and networks difficult. Read media release

MND Connect 2017: Register now
MND Connect 2017: Register now

| 20/08/2017

The community is invited to this interactive forum connecting people impacted by MND with Australia's leading MND researchers.The 3rd MND Connect will be held at the University of Sydney on Saturday 11 November. Register now

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Global Day Newsletter out now

| 29/06/2017

Global Day 2017 was a great success with people raising their glasses and raising awareness about ALS/MND. Read about the events that shaped the 21st June this year and the latest news from around Australia. 

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Edaravone FAQs

| 23/06/2017

Updated edaravone frequently asked questions (FAQs) are now available for download.


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Your chance to have a say on NDIS costs

| 22/06/2017

A position paper outlining the Australian Productivity Commission's early thinking on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs was released on 14 June 2017.  You are invited to examine the paper and write a submission or comment. 

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We're recruiting - Communications & Information Manager

| 22/06/2017

MND Australia has a Communications and Information Manager position available for an experienced, highly motivated individual with a communications or marketing degree and strong oral and written communication skills.

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Applications open – 2018 MND research grants

Global Administrator | 19/06/2017

​Applications are now open for the MND Research Institute of Australia 2017 funding round for research grants commencing in 2018. Apply now.

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MND Australia International Research Update – June 2017

| 14/06/2017

The latest issue of the International Research Update features snippets on recent research into the involvement of motor neurones with other types of cells and environmental factors in MND. Also read about researchers who have developed new imaging and biochemical tests for diagnosis and disease stage assessment, and a new tool to help in working out a way to stop the spread of MND through the body.

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Professor Perry Bartlett recognised as Queensland Great

| 8/06/2017

Senior Queensland Australian of the Year and now Queensland Great, Professor Perry Bartlett is delighted to share his award with the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI).

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June 2017 Advance newsletter

| 5/06/2017

The MND Research Institute of Australia's Advance newsletter has a new look and is now easier to read. Catch up on recent MND research advances that have been supported by our generous donors, bequestors and State MND Associations.


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