My name’s Laurence Nee. I’m a medical student in Liverpool, UK and I’m going to Milan for the 24th International Symposium in about 10 days time. I’ll be presenting a poster on the Friday evening that summarises a systematic review looking at psychosocial factors that influence quality of life in ALS/MND. I conducted this research under the supervision of Professor Carolyn Young of the Walton Centre, Liverpool. I’m also going…… Continue reading Preparing to report on the International Symposium, Milan
I am excited to be part of this community blog this year at the 22nd annual international ALS/MND research symposium in Sydney Australia. I landed saturday the 26th after making the 23 hour 46 minute trip from Boston, Massachusetts. This is my fourth symposium, having attended those held in Birmingham, England, Berlin, Germany and Orlando,…… Continue reading Introduction from Rob Goldstein at ALS TDI (Cambridge, MA, USA)
Hello, I’m Brian Dickie, Director of Research at the MND Association. One of my jobs is to co-ordinate the programme for the Symposium. As regular delegates to the Symposium will know, the meeting is accompanied by several satellite meetings and workshops. This year is no exception – in fact it’s the busiest one yet! In addition to the regular satellites,…… Continue reading Don’t forget the satellite meetings!
Sitting down to write my inaugural post for our exciting new blog, I was reminded of some lines from the Lewis Carroll poem the Walrus and the Carpenter (“The time has come”, the Walrus said, “To talk of many things…). It seems like only five minutes ago that I had the first sight of the…… Continue reading The time has come..
Hello – I am Hilary Shaw and I am the Education Manager at the MND Association. I have worked for the Association for over 22 years and have seen so many changes not only in the numbers attending the Symposium – but now in technology! I’m sure the ReCCoB blog will add a new dimension to the event -…… Continue reading Antipodean adventure