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Decisions, Decisions…

Reading Time: 4 minutes The day finally arrived on 11 April 2014 for our biannual Biomedical Research Advisory Panel (BRAP) Meeting. This important date in our research calendar is when grant funding decisions are discussed before being put forward to our Board of Trustees for approval. But before we get to the meeting, there is a lot of preparation…

The Allied Professionals Forum

Reading Time: 2 minutes MND Association Trustee, Julie Draper, attended the International Alliance of ALS/MND Association’s Allied Professional Forum (APF) yesterday. This one day event aimed at healthcare professionals had a number of inspiring talks; including one by Association-funded researcher Dr Christina Faull based at the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice – LOROS. Here Julie blogs about her experience:

Looking forward to the Allied Professionals Forum

Reading Time: 2 minutes MND Association trustee, Julie Draper, will be arriving in Milan on Wednesday evening in preparation for the Allied Professionals Forum (APF), taking place on Thursday 5 December. This one day meeting organised by the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations focuses on the practice and experiences of healthcare professionals involved in the care and support of people living with…

11 years on and back to the Symposium

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s not just researchers, clinicians and healthcare professionals who attend the International Symposium on ALS/MND. One of our trustees, Julie Draper, will be attending this year’s symposium after a break of 11 years to find out the latest developments and view the symposium first hand as a trustee. Here Julie explains a bit about herself and…