Demyelinating Diseases Research

Prof Steve Wilton, C/Prof Allan Kermode, Dr Rakesh Veedu, Prof Sue Fletcher and Dr May Thandar Aung-Htut received $50,000 from MS Research Australia for “Blocking genes to treat MS”.

Dr Marzena Pedrini has received a MSWA Postdoctoral Fellowship through UWA for 2 years which includes projects; “Exploring the mechanisms of MS pathogenies” and the HSCT (stem cell) register.

A/Prof Michelle Byrnes, C/Prof Allan Kermode & Dr Jason Burton have been funded by MSWA for their project: “Enhancing the Cognitive Functioning of Adults with Multiple Sclerosis: Integrated Cognitive and Psychosocial Therapy”.