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MND Australia Annual Research Meeting, Queensland Brain Institute October 21-22 2016


More than 130 passionate researchers gathered at the Queensland Brain Institute in sunny Brisbane on Friday 21 October to attend the MND Australia Research Meeting 2016. This year’s meeting included 21 excellent oral presentations and 35 stimulating poster presentations throughout the day. A fantastic community research event ‘MND Connect’ was held the next day to…… Continue reading MND Australia Annual Research Meeting, Queensland Brain Institute October 21-22 2016

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MND Australia Research Meeting for 2014


The annual MND Australia Research Meeting for 2014 was held at The Florey Institute, University of Melbourne 27th November. There was an air of excitement at the meeting due to the recent world wide phenomenon that was ice bucket challenge, which has not only raised vital funds to allow much needed research in to the…… Continue reading MND Australia Research Meeting for 2014

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Session 10A Protein processing and degradation


Although the underlying cause of sALS remains a mystery, there is a rapidly growing list of genes in which mutations have been implicated in ALS (fALS; accounting for 5-10% of all ALS cases). A subset of these genes have been associated with either protein aggregates found in motor neurones (e.g. SOD1, TDP-43, FUS, VAPB), protein…… Continue reading Session 10A Protein processing and degradation