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, guilty, hungry, hangry and [...]
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 [...]
Rotary International Radio Interview MDA Executive Director, Boris M Struk, made a guest appearance on Rotary Radio 96.5 FM and spent the hour with Bernadette Schwerdt talking Muscular Dystrophy, Rotary and a host of other subjects. With a vast audience, the radio medium provided a fantastic opportunity to communicate to the public the challenges that [...]
Super Dads 8 for MDA SuperDads MD Walk, Brett Bugeja, his son Ben and @BobMurphy02, former @westernbulldogs Captain, dropped into MDA HQ to present MDA’s ED, Boris M Struk, with a cheque for the funds raised from the 8th Super Dads’ Walk. #hope #research #FightingToCureMD
AHA Supports MDA Michael Robertson, AHA (Vic) Councillor, Boris M Struk MDA ED, David Canny, AHA (Vic) President and Mark Robertson, AHA (Vic) Vice-President The Australian Hotels Association (AHA) recently supported MDA with a magnificent donation of $10,000 organised by long-time supporter Michael Robertson. We look forward to a long relationship with the AHA - [...]
EducationMD! 2019 EducationMD! A hundred teachers and teacher aides attended an education seminar today at MDA HQ. The event was a resounding success and introduced a wide range of of speakers including Professor Monique Ryan from The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and MDA Executive Director, Boris M Struk.
Major Bequest to MDA We are extremely grateful to the Hamer family who have been long-time supporters of MDA. The late Kevin Hamer’s nieces: Georgina, Bethany and Caitlyn, came in to MDA HQ to present a bequest of $200K which will help MDA deliver its programs, services and fund research. MDA Executive Director, Boris M [...]
Live Q&A Brings Renewed Hope Last night the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), Monash University and Muscular Dystrophy Australia held a Facebook Live Q&A “You Ask We Answer” event where the MD community had the opportunity to have their questions answered in real time by a panel of experts in MD. The panel included: Boris [...]