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State-first therapeutic MND trial to get under way

State-first therapeutic MND trial to get under way at Launceston General Hospital

For the first time Northern Tasmanians living with motor neurone disease will be able to access a therapeutic trial, right on their doorstop.

In a state first the Launceston General Hospital is set to take part in an international multi-centre MND therapeutic trial exploring potential treatment options and ways to slow down the debilitating disease's progression.

With $58,870 in funding from the Clifford Craig Foundation, the trial is being led by Dr Lauren Giles - one of three neurologists now based at the LGH.

Previously, Tasmanian patients living with MND would need to travel interstate to access clinical trials

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Thanks to the Examiner Newspaper, story originally printed February 2021.

22 December 2021
Category: MND in the Media