View free recorded webcasts of the International Ask the Experts session and the Allied Health Professional Forum held in conjunction with the 22nd International ALS/MND Symposium Sydney (30 Nov to 2 Dec 2011).


22nd International Symposium on ALS/MNDMonday 28 November - International Ask the Experts for people living with MND their families and friends


  • Kevin Talbot, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford, UK
  • Kevin Eggan, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, USA
  • Robert Brown Jr, Harvard, NEALS, USA
  • Orla Hardiman Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Dublin a Consultant Neurologist at the National Neuroscience Center of Ireland at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

View free online: The session was recorded, supported by the Australian Government, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, and is available for free viewing online at the MND Australia page on YouTube at


View a short summary of the presentations from the MND NSW Newsletter Forum:



Tuesday 29 November - Allied Professionals Forum for health and community care professionals

View free online: The session was recorded and is available for free viewing online  at the MND Australia page on YouTube at

View program:

Wednesday 30 November to Friday 2 December - International ALS/MND Symposium

Themes were:

- respiratory and nutritional management
- multidisciplinary care and quality of life
- cognitive and psychological assessment and support
- imaging, electrophysiology and markers of disease progression
- therapeutic strategies
- in vitro experimental models
- in vivo experimental models
- genetics
- epidemiology
- human cell biology and pathology

You can access the daily MND UK Symposium updates at