The 2017 International Ask the Experts took place on 6 December in Boston USA. This event was designed for people living with ALS/MND, carers and families and the webcast recording is now available free online. The program included
We are proud to share that the winner of the MND Australia Betty Laidlaw MND Research Prize for 2017 is Associate Professor Justin Yerbury from the University of Wollongong. This $250,000 grant is awarded to an outstanding mid-career researcher and made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of John Laidlaw AO in honour of his wife, Betty, who is living with MND. Associate Professor Yerbury’s project
Thank you to Maria White for opening her beautiful garden in Canberra in support of her friend Margaret van Belkom. Maria opened her garden for three days in November and it was a huge success raising $6,550. The event included a cafe, raffle, plant sale and Maria's cottage garden full of colour and life with several hundred flowers and plants.