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Victorian Muscle Network Symposium

Victorian Muscle Network Symposium l-r - Prof Peter Currie, Prof Andrea Maier, Boris M Struk, Prof Gordon Lynch & Prof Kathryn North The Inaugural Victorian Muscle Network Symposium was held at Bio21 yesterday (19th June 2018) prior to the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). International speakers presenting included Prof [...]

By | 2018-06-20T23:18:58+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Boris M Struk, presentation, research, trials|0 Comments

Music to our Ears

Music to our Ears Boris M Struk, Executive Director, Muscular Dystrophy Australia, is proud to announce that International Opera Singer, Christiana Aloneftis, has accepted a role as MDA Ambassador. Christiana is originally from Melbourne and recently graduated with full-scholarship from the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot, Paris. She has performed a variety of principal [...]

By | 2018-03-28T16:19:38+00:00 March 28th, 2018|ambassador, Boris M Struk, fundraising, Media, news|0 Comments

Boris’ Blog

Happy New Year to all and can you believe we are already 1/12th of the way through 2018! We are gearing up for yet another busy year, with ISO 2015 Certification and our raft of programs, services, research funding and our usual major fundraising events, with Run for Strength on Sunday 18 February being the [...]

By | 2018-06-01T03:49:04+00:00 January 31st, 2018|ambassador, Boris M Struk, news, presentation|0 Comments

MDA in The Sunday Age & Sydney Morning Herald

MDA was in the Sunday Age as well as online in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age online talking about the importance of NDIS funding student placements, so respite programs such as CampMDA can continue. Uncertainty over how the National Disability Insurance Scheme will fund student placements could lead to "a generation of workers [...]

By | 2017-06-06T13:12:25+00:00 June 6th, 2017|about, Boris M Struk, CampMDA, Media, news, policies, Respite|0 Comments

Incredible Gift to MDA

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 the $30,000 Harley Davidson and donated it straight back to MDA It’s the Festive Season and the time of giving [...]

By | 2018-06-01T03:49:10+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|ambassador, Boris M Struk, ChallengeMD, fundraising|0 Comments

NDIS – implementation will create a new landscape

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 the sourcing of support services while for others it will raise unrealistic expectations of what the NDIS will provide to [...]

By | 2018-06-01T03:49:10+00:00 November 30th, 2016|about, Boris M Struk, policies, Support Services|0 Comments

In the News – My Opinion…

This week one of MDA’s clients was in The Age discussing an issue and obstacle many of our clients face that we believe is just not good enough. The issue is essentially that our clients are being asked to prove they are disabled. Not only is this showing a serious lack of awareness, it is [...]

By | 2018-06-01T03:49:11+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Boris M Struk, Media, news|0 Comments

MamaMia’s “Top 50 Best Blokes” List includes MDA ED

50 Best Blokes MDA's Executive Director Boris M Struk was this week included in Mamamia's 50 Best Blokes countdown, among some pretty great company including Eric Bana, Hugh Jackman and an eclectic mix of high profile people! Boris said, "It's a big surprise to be included in the list of 50 Best Blokes but this [...]

By | 2018-06-01T03:49:13+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Boris M Struk, Media, news|0 Comments