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Psychological and emotional wellbeing: Highlights from Glasgow

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog is part of the ‘Highlights from Glasgow’ collection of articles, where you can read about the content of some of the talks and posters presented at the 29th International Symposium on ALS/MND. Written by Kaye Stevens and Rachel Boothman At the 2018 International Symposium on MND in Glasgow, it was positive to see an…

TONiC: Creating a quality of life ‘toolkit’ for MND

Reading Time: 2 minutes The MND Association funds several healthcare research projects that aim to improve care and symptom management for people living with MND. One such project is TONiC, which is examining factors that influence quality of life in patients with neurological conditions, including MND. So what is TONiC? The Trajectories of Outcome in Neurological Conditions (TONiC) study…

Take part in TONiC

Reading Time: 4 minutes The MND Association funds healthcare research that aims to improve care management for people living with MND. The TONiC study is looking at factors that influence quality of life, and is inviting people living with MND to take part in the next phase of the project. What is TONiC?

Just the TONiC for quality of life in MND

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following on from the two talks on genetic testing; the first day of the 24th International Symposium on ALS/MND continued with a number of high quality research talks on topics such as screening for cognitive change and RNA processing. Miss Hikari Ando (The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust) presented her research on Friday 6 December…

Research on the road

Reading Time: 5 minutes Spring is in the air, the trees are budding, and the birds are singing. Slowly, hesitantly, the director of research emerges from his office and blinks in the bright spring sunshine, before setting off on his travels to distant parts of the country… This is branch AGM and Spring Conferences season, which means it’s time for…