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National Superhero Week

National Superhero Week for Muscular Dystrophy is a week-long event in which people across Australia hold an event during the week to raise awareness and funds for Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s programs, services and research. Heroes of all ages are encouraged to participate from 2nd to 8th September 2019, from kindergartens and schools, to workplaces and [...]

By |2019-06-17T14:08:11+10:00June 17th, 2019|Event, fundraising|0 Comments

Rotary International Radio Interview

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 [...]

By |2019-05-10T11:10:17+10:00May 10th, 2019|ambassador, Boris M Struk, Media, news, presentation|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

Response to ‘fines for life-support power cuts’

Response to ‘fines for life-support power cuts’ Headlines such as “Fines for life-support power cuts” (The Age, 23/1) make me shudder. My son has Duchenne, the severest form of muscular dystrophy, and relies on a ventilator to stay alive. Over recent years, several people with muscular dystrophy have lost their lives to mis-managed power outages. [...]

By |2019-01-23T16:02:25+10:00January 23rd, 2019|Media|0 Comments

Media & News Articles

Media & News Articles News and stories for people affected by MD, carers and the general public. Media and News Articles - 2019 Laura Healey Ironman Challenge Ironwoman taking on Cairns ironman Run for Strength Northern Leader – Make a difference for muscular dystrophy Cranbourne Leader – Brendan Rees - Running for her dad The [...]

By |2019-04-24T15:49:42+10:00January 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Media & News Articles

Media Centre

MDA Media Centre Information and resources for journalists and media representatives. Boris Blog Community Feedback From the Desk - Executive Director Media & News Articles Media Enquiry Centre Media FAQ

By |2019-01-22T13:30:43+10:00December 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Media Centre