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304, 2017

Christmas in July Trivia Night

April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Event, fundraising|Tags: , , |

Light nibbles provided, BYO Alcohol with a $10 per table corkage donation encouraged. Cost: $30 per ticket or $300 for a table of ten. When: Friday July 21, 2017 Time: 7:00pm arrival for 7:30pm start [...]

304, 2017

FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of DMD

April 3rd, 2017|Categories: information, research, trials|Tags: , , , , , |

Chantal Coles PhD NMDRC provides a Research Update... On September 19th last year the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first drug for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, called EXONDYS 51™. This [...]

2903, 2017

Dr Jason White – Back in the Lab

March 29th, 2017|Categories: information, research|Tags: , , |

Recently, Dr. Jason White, lead researcher at the National Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre (NDMRC) at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, returned from six months of research in Vancouver, Canada. The purpose of this trip was [...]

2203, 2017

MDA and the NAA

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: information, news, presentation|Tags: , , , , |

Muscular Dystrophy Australia is one of more than 10 organisations in Australia who is part of The Neurological Alliance Australia (NAA). On March 22, these organisations (including MS Australia, MND Australia and Parkinson’s Australia) met [...]

2301, 2017

Aaaaaannd Breathe……..

January 23rd, 2017|Categories: ChallengeMD, Event, fundraising|Tags: , , , , |

Aaaaaannd Breathe…….. Imagine this scenario….You wake up on a warm, sunny morning and roll out of bed to go for your second run of the week.  Your legs feel fine as you go to get [...]

101, 2017

ChallengeMD! Goldfields returns for 2017

January 1st, 2017|Categories: ChallengeMD, Event, fundraising|Tags: , , , , |

ChallengeMD! Goldfields returns for 2017 After a very successful first year taking ChallengeMD through the Victorian Goldfields Region, the bike ride returns for 2017! Running from Thursday 5th October - Sunday 8th October, ChallengeMD! Goldfields [...]

2212, 2016

Incredible Gift to MDA

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: ambassador, Boris M Struk, ChallengeMD, fundraising|Tags: , , |

The Christmas spirit brings an incredible gift to Muscular Dystrophy Australia: Major prize winner Rob Pitt donates $30,000 Harley Davidson right back to the Melbourne based charity Rob Pitt, left with his wife Anne, won [...]

512, 2016

For the Love of Running

December 5th, 2016|Categories: ChallengeMD, Event, fundraising|Tags: , , , , |

Five simple steps to creating your first training plan If you have signed up to MDA’s 5km or 10km Run for Strength Fun Run in February 2017, CONGRATULATIONS!  Now it’s time to get yourself fit [...]

3011, 2016

NDIS – implementation will create a new landscape

November 30th, 2016|Categories: about, Boris M Struk, policies, Support Services|Tags: , , , , , |

All great changes are preceded by uncertainty With the roll-out of the NDIS, the service delivery landscape in the disability sector will forever change in Australia. For some, this change will bring a certainty in [...]

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