MND SA research forum

A forum for SA researchers to collaborate about current MND research will be held in Adelaide on 27 March.

The symposium features many speakers, including Professor Matthew Kiernan, who is the Bushell Chair of Neurology at the University of Sydney, Co-Director of the Brain and Mind Research Institute, Professor of Neurology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and Chairman of the MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA).

Other guest speakers include:

Professor Ma-Li Wong – SAHMRI Mind & Brain
Dr Peter Allcroft – Respiratory and Sleep physician SALHN/Flinders University Associate Professor Michael Shanahan – SALHN/Flinders University
Dr Charles Cock – Director IPU RGH SALHN/Flinders University
Dr Mary-Louise Rogers – Flinders University
Dr Roshan Vasani – Research Associate MND and Neurotrophic Research Lab Associate Professor Ian Johnson & Dr Viythia Katharesan – Adelaide University Dr Vinod Aiyappan – Respiratory and Sleep Physician SALHN
Catherine Hansen – Trial Coordinator – SALHN
Carol Birks – CEO of MND Australia / MNDRIA
Dr Rebecca Sheean – Cure for MND

When: 27 March 2017,  9.30am-4.30pm

Where: SAHMRI Auditorium

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This event is hosted by MND SA, the not-for-profit, non government funded association that supports South Australians affected by MND and advocates for local research.

You can contact MND SA on 8234 8448 and view their website at

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