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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 [...]

Putting Lycra before Wheelchairs

Putting Lycra before Wheelchairs Yesterday, I learned that in the Greens world there are no disabled people. No small feat considering that 1 in 4 Australians has a form of disability. I am outraged at the lack of inclusion and total selfishness that the Greens Councillors are displaying. Our community needs more help getting around, [...]

By |2018-09-17T15:35:05+00:00September 14th, 2018|Boris M Struk, Media, news, policies|0 Comments

Lord Mayor of Melbourne and Superhero – Sally Capp

“I’ve donned my cape for Superhero week to show my support for all the young superheroes living with muscular dystrophy. Let’s get behind this great cause!” Lord Mayor Sally Capp. MDA Facebook Page

By |2018-09-03T13:21:47+00:00September 3rd, 2018|ambassador, Event, fundraising, news|0 Comments

Diagnosis and Educational Needs are Equally Important

Diagnosis and Educational Needs are Equally Important As a father of a son with Muscular Dystrophy and Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s Executive Director for the last 34 years it is with great interest that I recently read an article about a ‘can do’ approach for disabled students. It has been my goal for the last three [...]

By |2018-08-10T21:18:32+00:00August 10th, 2018|Boris M Struk, news, policies|0 Comments

ChallengeMD! Goldfields Video

Following a very successful two consecutive years taking ChallengeMD! Goldfields through the Victorian Goldfields Region, the bike ride returns for 2018! Running from Thursday 27th September – Sunday 30th September, ChallengeMD! Goldfields is a four day fully-supported charity cycling tour through Victoria’s wonderfully historic and nostalgic Goldfield region. The 450km route takes participants through Bacchus [...]

By |2018-09-08T09:53:32+00:00June 27th, 2018|ChallengeMD, fundraising, Media|0 Comments

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

Super Dads’ Walk

Super Dads' Walk No. 7 Founder of the Super Dads' Walk, Brett Bugeja, dropped into MDA HQ to present MDA's Executive Director, Boris M Struk, with a cheque for the funds raised from the seventh Super Dads' Walk. Over 130 Super Dads raised $30,000 and more than $180,000 since inception. What an incredible effort! Thank [...]

By |2018-06-13T16:57:12+00:00June 13th, 2018|ambassador, ChallengeMD, Event, fundraising, news|0 Comments