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Students support MND research awareness with a conference

Students support MND research awareness with a conference

Reading Time: 5 minutes Soon after 8 medical students at the University of Southampton volunteered for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (with their local Southampton and Winchester branch) and created an MND Association MedSoc group at the University, they decided to organise an MND conference in February 2020 to raise interest amongst medical students and other healthcare professionals. Among…

Life of an MND researcher: part 1

Reading Time: 5 minutes Each year, the MND Association dedicates the month of June to raising MND awareness. This year, we focus on the eyes – in most people with MND the only part of their body they can still move and the only way left for them to communicate. Alongside the Association-wide campaign, the Research Development team selected…

Kelly – incurable optimist

Reading Time: < 1 minute MND does not respect national boundaries and neither does our research efforts. There are so many researchers, clinicians and health and social care professionals from around the world who dedicate their whole careers to unlocking the secrets of MND. What makes me optimistic about research, are the people who push research to the next level.…