2016 International Symposium - Dublin · biomedical · Insights · Scientific

Session 7C: Mouse Models


At the beginning of December 2016, hordes of research scientists and clinicians embarked upon Dublin, a.k.a. the ‘home of Guinness’, for the 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND. This was my second conference and the Dublin Convention Centre on the north bank of the river Liffey was a great setting. Session 7C focussed on mouse models…… Continue reading Session 7C: Mouse Models

2016 International Symposium - Dublin · Healthcare · Insights

Highlights from the final of ALS/MND Assistive Technology Challenge


Alongside the International Symposium on ALS/MND, Karen Pearce’s trip to Dublin in December included attending a number of other, MND-related meetings. The first meeting she attended was the final stage of the Prize4Life Assistive Technology Challenge, sponsored by the ALS Association. The aim of the Challenge was to generate the development of flexible, accessible technology to…… Continue reading Highlights from the final of ALS/MND Assistive Technology Challenge

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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

2015 · 2015 International Symposium - Orlando · biomedical · Scientific

Theme 13: In vivo Experimental Models


When you think of Orlando you think vacations, theme parks and sunshine. However, for one weekend in December, ALS/MND researchers from around the globe gathered in America’s sunshine state for the 26th International Symposium on ALS/MND. This was the first Symposium I have attended during my PhD and I was excited to finally present all the research that the…… Continue reading Theme 13: In vivo Experimental Models