Huge study reveals new 'genetic modifiers' of Huntington's disease

GeM-HD identifies the first solid leads in the hunt for genetic variations that affect Huntington's disease onset. … more

Advanced test for fetal risk of conditions too costly for most women

The test has been available in Australia since 2012 but is not covered by Medicare. Women have to pay up to $900 for the test. … more

International research team identifies new gene associated with 4H leukodystrophy

Leukodystrophies are neurodegenerative diseases that affect one in 7,000 children. … more

National Disability Advocacy Framework

The Australian Government, together with state and territory governments is reviewing the current National Disability Advocacy Framework... … more

Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome (SLS) Registry

A new database to accelerate research and cures for patients with this rare disease. … more