Event Date 11 Nov 2017 (10:00 am - 2:30 pm)
Register by 6 Nov 2017 11:00 pm
Location Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney
Online registration has closed for this event. See details for more information.

 

An interactive forum connecting people impacted by motor neurone disease (MND) with Australia's leading MND researchers.

Program

Understanding MND and finding effective treatments

Anjali Henders The University of Queensland - Looking for genes linked to MND

Dr Mary-Louise Rogers Flinders University - Finding a biomarker to track MND and evaluate drugs

Prof Mark Howard Institute for Breathing and Sleep - Who will benefit from non-invasive ventilation in MND?

Dr John Lee The University of Queensland - Targeting the immune system to slow progression of MND

The clinic and beyond

Prof Matthew Kiernan The University of Sydney - Clinical trials update

Prof Julian Gold The Albion Centre - The Lighthouse Project – A study of antiretroviral therapy for MND

Carmen Sanchez CNC Calvary MND Service / CNS Community - Multidisciplinary care update

Panel discussion

Synergy between research and living with MND

Access

MND Australia has received funding from the Australian Government's Disability, Mental Health and Carers Program under the National Disability Conference Initiative to support the attendance of people with disability and their carers to MND Connect. Contact MND Australia if you require a disabled parking spot, a wheelchair taxi voucher or subsidised travel from a regional area to attend this event.

Registration

Registration to this free event is essential. See link above or below.

Morning tea and lunch provided.

 

Presentations from the 3rd MND Connect 2017 will be recorded and made available online.

Event Date 11 Nov 2017 (10:00 am - 2:30 pm)
Register by 6 Nov 2017 11:00 pm
Location Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney
Online registration has closed for this event. See details for more information.