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The importance of MND research

Reading Time: 4 minutes Alun Owen is an Association Trustee (Chair elect). During Carers’ week week he writes about how he got involved in the Association, as well as his varied role as a volunteer and the importance of research. I joined the Merseyside Branch of the MND Association 12 years ago following the loss of my partner mainly as a…

Spring conference reflections

Reading Time: < 1 minute This weekend the Association held its first regional Spring Conferences for 2010 and I was lucky enough to attend Saturday’s conference in Newport. I really enjoy spring conferences – it’s great to be able to talk face to face with people affected by MND and the Association’s fantastic volunteers. Quite a few Association Visitors visited our research…