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Staying connected this World MS Day

Margaret Cable, from Toodyay, was diagnosed with MS in the early days of COVID-19. Her story is a heartening example of “I connect, we connect” – the official tagline of World MS Day 2022.

World MS Day graphic - I connect, we connect.
International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is our chance to say thank you and show our appreciation to those who go above and beyond each and every day, our nurses.

Icon displaying two cupped hands holding a heart with a cross inside it.
Research in Focus: SPIN

Professor Moira Sim from Edith Cowan University talks about the Systematic Profiling in Neurological Conditions (SPIN) research project.

Portrait style photo of Professor Moira Sim smiling for the camera.
Research in Focus: TONiC

TONiC aims to identify the factors most affecting quality of life for people with motor neurone disease and Parkinson’s, and how outcomes and services could be improved. The research also explores the role of genetic and environmental factors associated with neurological diseases.

Professor Sulev Kõks smiling for the camera while standing in front of a Perron Institute banner.
Newly developed therapy could provide a bright light for Western Australians suffering with poor sleep and fatigue

An MSWA funded research project will trial specially made glasses to see the effects of light therapy on fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Newly developed therapy for people experiencing poor sleep and fatigue.
Australian research projects progress with new funding

Through MS Australia (MSA), MSWA is currently funding a number of MS research projects in Western Australia. MSA has just announced their $6.9m grants program.

Icon of a microscope.
George Pampacos recipient of John Studdy Award

George Pampacos, a former MSWA Board President, has been awarded the John Studdy Award for his contributions to those living with multiple sclerosis.

Portrait photo of George Pampacos, John Studdy Award recipient.
NARNIA Therapy and Communication App

The NARNIA Communication App is one of the newly funded projects benefitting from our record-breaking $10 million research contribution this year.

Photo of Anne Whitworth overlaid with her title - Associate Professor Anne Whitworth.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science

When Associate Professor Jenny Rodger was growing up, she always had an interest in science but had no idea that her interest in the brain could become a career. For many young people, especially women and girls, this lack of information isn’t uncommon.

Photo of Jenny Rodger in laboratory setting with the text Women and Girls in Science 11 February 2022 overlaid.
2021 MSWA Client and Volunteer Christmas Party

The popular MSWA Client and Volunteer Christmas Party made its comeback this year, after a one year hiatus.

On-stage performance from Santa and his elves at MSWA Christmas party.