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End of an Era

End of an Era After 33 years at the helm, Boris M Struk, Executive Director and builder of Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA), has announced his retirement. Here are some highlights of Boris’ journey with MDA. In 1984 Boris was told by a neurologist that his youngest son, Ryan, had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, one of the [...]

By |2019-07-19T11:23:24+10:00July 19th, 2019|ambassador, award, Boris M Struk, Event, news|0 Comments

MDA Supporting More Research

MDA Supporting More Research Dr Tamar Sztal is a research fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, primarily working on modelling muscle disease in zebrafish by investigating the role of inflammation and taurine treatment on muscle wasting in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Dr Sztal and her team have developed methods to quantify both muscle [...]

By |2019-07-15T18:26:52+10:00July 15th, 2019|Boris M Struk, disorders, Monash Uni, research, trials|0 Comments

National Superhero Week

National Superhero Week for Muscular Dystrophy is a week-long event in which people across Australia hold an event during the week to raise awareness and funds for Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s programs, services and research. Heroes of all ages are encouraged to participate from 2nd to 8th September 2019, from kindergartens and schools, to workplaces and [...]

By |2019-06-17T14:08:11+10:00June 17th, 2019|Event, fundraising|0 Comments

Looking for Teenagers Living with SMA

Looking for Teenagers Living with SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) to take part in market research White Rabbit Consulting is an independent research agency and we are giving you the opportunity to take part in some market research to share your experiences about living with SMA. The research is designed to better support teenagers who are [...]

By |2019-05-29T12:26:35+10:00May 29th, 2019|atrophies, disorders, research|0 Comments