Major Bequest to MDA

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 [...]

By |2018-11-28T17:38:16+00:00November 28th, 2018|fundraising, news, presentation, research|0 Comments

Live Q&A Brings Renewed Hope

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 [...]

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+00:00June 20th, 2018|Boris M Struk, presentation, research, trials|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+00:00January 31st, 2018|ambassador, Boris M Struk, news, presentation|0 Comments

MDA and the NAA

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 in Canberra to launch the NAA’s joint statement on the NDIS. The Neurological Alliance Australia (NAA) believes that the National [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:09+00:00March 22nd, 2017|information, news, presentation|0 Comments

Essendon Fields acknowledged supporting MDA

Essendon Fields acknowledged for the support of MDA Essendon Fields played a major role in the success of the MDA's Big Boys Toys Car Show. Executive Director Boris M Struk and Committee member Grant Stephenson (pic on right) presented Essendon Fields CEO Chris Cowan and Marketing Manager Tindi Sorbera with a Certificate of Appreciation for [...]

By |2016-10-03T14:33:32+00:00July 8th, 2015|Boris M Struk, fundraising, Media, presentation|0 Comments

MDA wins $30k NAB grant

MDA wins $30k NAB grant for 100th CampMDA On Monday 15 June, Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) was awarded a $30,000 grant from the National Australia Bank to fund the 100th CampMDA which sees children and adults living with Muscular Dystrophy attend a week-long respite camp. “It is a privilege receiving this honour and having the [...]

By |2016-10-03T14:36:57+00:00June 15th, 2015|Boris M Struk, Event, Media, news, presentation, Respite|Comments Off on MDA wins $30k NAB grant

People, pies and prizes

People, pies and prizes all make for successful event for MDA! There’s nothing better than a delicious warm pie on a cold autumn’s night, unless, that pie is also served with a side of gratitude.  This is just what was on offer last Thursday night, 21 May, when long-time friends of MDA, Paul and Christine [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:20+00:00May 25th, 2015|Event, fundraising, Media, news, presentation|0 Comments