The MSWA Board has announced the appointment of new CEO Melanie Kiely, who will replace Marcus Stafford AM when he steps down in October.
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Speech Pathology plays a crucial role in helping people regain a fundamental part of being human – communication. Speech Pathologists study, assess, and treat changes in understanding language, speaking, reading, writing, and importantly, swallowing food and drink.
Communication is a fundamental human right. Associate Professor Anne Whitworth from Curtin University is developing a new NARNIA Communication App to help people with communication issues after stroke. This is one of the newly funded projects from our record-breaking $10 million research contribution in 2021.
It is with sadness we advise that Dr Greg Brotherson passed away on Friday, 6 August 2021.
Over her 25 years as a volunteer, employee and Client, Caroline Clarke-Smith has seen MSWA’s presence in Albany grow from a small support group to the development of a $7m facility for people living with neurological conditions.
Aubagio (teriflunomide) a medication used to treat multiple sclerosis is being delisted in Australia by Sanfoli. Generic medications remain available.
Today, MSWA is proud to announce that in this 2021/22 financial year, we are committing a record-breaking amount of $10 million to neurological research.
A study funded by MSWA is examining factors influencing quality of life for people living with motor neurone disease (MND).
A new national study identified the need for greater emotional support at end of life for family carers of people with motor neurone disease (MND).