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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

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

Eat to flourish and nourish

Are you the Carer? How do you eat when stressed or tired? Eat to flourish and nourish Simone Austin BSc MND, Advanced Sports Dietitian Food is an enjoyable, important and of course essential part of our lives. Our food choices can be influenced by our emotional and physical state; mad, sad, excited, happy, content, trapped, [...]

By |2019-05-24T13:45:33+10:00May 21st, 2019|disorders, information, news, presentation|0 Comments

Living with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

Living with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy An MDA Client perspective - Peter G. I am writing this article in the hope that others may see the way I cope with LGMD and that my approach may be of help to others. My situation: I am a 71 year old male who has late onset LGMD [...]

By |2019-05-14T12:44:03+10:00May 14th, 2019|information, presentation, Support Services|0 Comments

MDA Supporting new Research project at Monash University

MDA Supporting new Research project at Monash University The Myopathy Research Team in at Monash University is looking for a PhD student to work on an exciting new project, funded by Muscular Dystrophy Australia www.mda.org.au and supervised by Dr Tamar Sztal. The aim of the project is to study inflammation in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) [...]

By |2019-04-23T22:54:52+10:00April 11th, 2019|information, research, trials|0 Comments

Muscular Dystrophy Australia is your One-Stop-Shop

Dr Chantal Coles, Boris M Struk, Prof Kathryn North AC, and Chris Kintakis Muscular Dystrophy Australia is your one-stop-shop for expert information, support, research and trials. MDA works tirelessly to support clinical trials and expand clinical trial capacity for Australia. We have been on the Steering Committee of the National Registries for more than a [...]

By |2019-04-23T23:14:32+10:00April 5th, 2019|ambassador, Boris M Struk, news, research, trials|0 Comments