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
Are you interested in hearing the latest news from the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association? Do you want it delivered straight to your inbox with reminders about grant deadlines and MND-related meetings? The Researcher is the MND Association’s research e-newsletter to our research community. We have posted our December e-newsletter below. If you would like to receive…… Continue reading The Researcher
I always associate October with the lines of the famous poem ‘Ode to Autumn’ by John Keats, so this was a line that came into my head when I was looking for a catchy title for a blog post about the opening of the UK MND DNA Bank to the international community today. Yes, from…… Continue reading Season of mists, mellow fruitfulness… ..and DNA
A really great and positive last 2 days of the International Alliance meeting. The Alliance has a new Chair in Jeff Deitch of USA, and a new Treasurer in Carol Birks from MND Australia. Some great presentations from all countries. I presented on the MND Association’s Charter this morning, calling on all countries to develop their own…… Continue reading International Alliance meeting 2012
When I got back from the International Symposium in December, I spent my first few days in the office looking through my notes and reading around them. At the time I felt that it was diversion / procrastination from other things lurking in my In Box. Now, frankly, I wish I’d spent more time on…… Continue reading Sydney – one month on!