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MND Australia Ice Bucket Challenge

MND Australia has awarded a $1.05 million Ice Bucket Challenge Grant to the Sporadic ALS Australian Systems Consortium. Associate Professor Ian Blair of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will lead the project with Professor Naomi Gray of the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute.

Lake Wyangan, image courtesy of Prof Gilles Guillemin

Lake Wyangan and Motor Neuron Disease

Professor Gilles Guillemin has been taking samples of fish and water from Lake Wyangan as part of his research into Motor Neuron Disease (MND). This research follows on from work done by Professor Dominic Rowe and Professor Gilles Guillemin on a local MND cluster in Griffith and Wagga Wagga area.