Event Date 5 Nov 2018 (10:30 am - 2:30 pm)
Register by 1 Nov 2018 12:00 am
Location Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club

Hear from experts in the fields of MND research and neurology and to ask questions at this Forum. This is an opportunity for people living with MND, their family, and friends to learn the latest developments in MND.

For those who are shy about talking in public, have speech difficulties or have a query they would rather have someone else ask, you can pass your question onto MND NSW staff and they will ask the question(s) on your behalf. Remember your question may be just the one others want to ask!

There is no charge for you to attend this Forum but you will need to RSVP by 1 November to reserve your place. Morning tea and lunch are provided. To RSVP or for more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ph. 8877 0999 or Freecall 1800 777 175.

PROGRAM

10am Tea and coffee on arrival

10.30am Welcome - and overview of day

10.35am About Motor Neurone Disease - Dr Rebeka Ahmed, Consultant Neurologist, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Memory and Cognition Clinic at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney

11.15am Question time

11.40am Genetic factors in MND; progress and hopes for familial and sporadic MND - Associate Professor Ian Blair, Macquarie University Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research

12.15pm Question time

12.30pm LUNCH

1.15pm Getting involved - MND research and clinical trials - Dr Shyuan Ngo, Scott Sullivan MND Research Fellow, University of Queensland

2pm Question time

2.20pm Closing address

Event Date 5 Nov 2018 (10:30 am - 2:30 pm)
Register by 1 Nov 2018 12:00 am
Location Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club