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How can technology and telemedicine play a…
9 February 2024
Celebrating the contribution of Women to MND…
2 February 2024
The power of genetics in MND research
25 January 2024
7 MND clinical trial updates to look…
19 January 2024
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19 January 2024
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15 December 2023
Reuniting the MND community at the 34th…
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29 November 2023
Symposium Preview: Meet the ALS/FTD Plenary Speakers…Part…
Is nerve injury related to symptom onset site in MND?

Is nerve injury related to symptom onset site in MND?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In our brains, specific areas control the movement of different body parts (see image below). As we know, MND is a complex disease with a lot of variation between individuals who are affected. For example, symptoms may start in different body parts for different individuals. Understanding why this happens may help us predict the disease onset site or progression across the body in the future.

How can technology and telemedicine play a role in MND care and research?

How can technology and telemedicine play a role in MND care and research?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi, my name is Avril Mc Tague. I am undertaking a Ph.D. at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland as part of the Multidisciplinary Innovation and Research Advancing Neurological care in a Digital Age (MIRANDA) doctoral award programme. This is funded by the Health Research Board in Ireland. I was one of five symposium communication ambassadors at last year’s international symposium.

Reuniting the MND community at the 34th International Symposium on ALS/MND

Reuniting the MND community at the 34th International Symposium on ALS/MND

Reading Time: 4 minutes After 3 years of online events, the MND research and healthcare community reunited in-person at the 34th International Symposium on ALS/MND in Basel, Switzerland! From 6 – 8 December 2023, we welcomed back over 1300 delegates, including researchers, health and social care professionals and people living with and affected by MND, becoming one of our…

Symposium Preview: Meet the ALS/FTD Plenary Speakers…Part 2

Symposium Preview: Meet the ALS/FTD Plenary Speakers…Part 2

Reading Time: 5 minutes Every year, the team works hard to build on the previous year’s success. This year we are excited to include a series of three ALS-FTD joint sessions, in collaboration with the International Society for Frontotemporal Dementias, in the programme. To give you a teaser of what is to come, we are taking a closer look at the plenary speakers in the ALS-FTD sessions at the Symposium. In this blog, we explore the topics they will be presenting and find out a little more about the speakers.