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2018 Highlights

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Parkinson's disease (PD) currently affects about 40,000 Australians.
Even modest therapeutic advances that delay disease onset and
progression could significantly reduce the burden of the disease
on patients and the level of care required.
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Parkinson’s Disease
Research
Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease where the immune system reacts abnormally
to gluten. For people with coeliac disease, even small amounts of gluten can damage the
lining of the small intestine (bowel). We’re undertaking research initiatives that will help
discover new ways to diagnose, treat, and manage Coeliac Disease.
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Coeliac Disease
Research
Tourette’s syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder that develops
in childhood. Individuals with TS make involuntary movements
and vocalisations (known as tics), which may be painful,
embarassing, and functionally impairing.
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Tourette’s Syndrome
Research
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease where the nerve cells
that enable us to move, speak, breath, and swallow slowly fail to work normally.
Research is sorely needed to understand and alter the progression of this condition.
Motor Neurone Disease
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Parkinson’s
Disease
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Coeliac Disease
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Tourette’s
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Motor Neurone
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News

Hope for Better Quality of Life for Tourette’s Patients

After trying a dozen different medications, Chris, a Brisbane man who was diagnosed with debilitating Tourette’s Syndrome at age 12, is part of an Australian-first medicinal cannabis trial. For the past 16 years, the condition has impacted all aspects of Chris’ life, including his mental health. This trial has offered Chris more than hope. It’s offered a future.

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Impact Magazine

Impact Magazine: Issue 65 | Spring 2019

This issue covers how a clinical trial has made the world of difference to Chris, a young man suffering from debilitating Tourette’s Syndrome; a new trial treating painful kidney stones, and new imaging techniques for a more accurate diagnosis of cancer in the lymph nodes for prostate cancer patients.

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