**Due to the current situation with Covid-19, QBI events, including the MND Breakfast, have been postponed until further notice. Watch this space for further details on how to keep up-to-date with QBI.

 

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a rapidly progressing neurological disorder that attacks the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord controlling the way we walk, talk, eat, speak, and breathe. The loss of these nerve cells (motor neurons) leads to progressive muscle weakness and wasting.

Currently, over 2000 people are living with MND in Australia. This is a destructive neurological disorder which currently has no cure. The Queensland Brain Institute are using a multidisciplinary approach to improve the understanding and treatment of motor neurone disease. 

Date: 6th May 2020
Time: 7 for 7:30am
Location: Hillstone St Lucia, Golf Links, Carawa St, St Lucia QLD 4067
Registration: This breakfast is free however registrations are nessacary. Registrations will be open in early April. 

If you would like to register your interest to attend this breakfast please email the QBI events team at qbievents@uq.edu.au.

About Breakfast Series

QBI Breakfast Series provides a backdrop for exclusive engagement with a national and international community. Here, QBI scientists engage with key supporters, influencers, community groups, not for profits and corporations through a series of informative interactive research lectures.

 

Venue

Hillstone Golf Links, Carawa St, St Lucia QLD 4067
Room: 
Rosewood Room

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