Deanna – incurable optimist

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I have been lucky in the past two years to work at the International Symposium on ALS/MND, and am always inspired by the enthusiasm, and commitment of the delegates attending.  

Observing all the discussions and networking which takes place during the lunch/dinner breaks is always an exciting time, along with hearing about the new research which is taking place, and the partnerships which are being formed.

This is why I am optimistic about research.

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