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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

MDA Awards Inaugural Research Fellowship

Dr Chantal Coles & Boris M Struk The Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) and the Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) are delighted to establish the inaugural MDA Research Fellowship, to be awarded to Dr Chantal Coles for 2019. Chantal began her research career in the primary industries, completing a PhD focusing on muscle and fat in [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:32:14+10:00April 5th, 2019|Boris M Struk, Media, news, research|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

MDA – Hope in Research

MDA - Hope in Research MDA’s core mission is to provide support and hope to the MD community. We fund numerous research projects and trials in the hope that the quality of life of people with MD will improve and that eventually a cure will be found. #musculardystrophyaustralia #duchenne #duchenneawareness #clinicaltrials #raredisease #hope #cure4MD #research [...]

By |2019-04-15T12:13:45+10:00February 25th, 2019|information, research, trials|0 Comments

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+10:00November 28th, 2018|fundraising, news, presentation, research|0 Comments

World-first Christmas campaign gives children a reason to smile

A partnership between young children living with the devastating disorder Muscular Dystrophy (MD) and a group of engineers at Monash University has resulted in a world-first Christmas campaign – complete with environmentally-friendly 3D Christmas decorations. Little Miracles

By |2018-11-16T14:40:20+10:00November 16th, 2018|Event, fundraising, Media, news, 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 [...]