FightMND invests $20.2M in the fight against MND in 2023  

FightMND will invest a further $20.2 million into Motor Neurone Disease (MND) research to find better treatments and a cure. 

Of this years total, over $16.54 million will be committed to vital MND research projects identified through FightMND’s competitive grant round. 

Twenty-three exciting new projects will be supported including one clinical trial, seven drug development projects and four projects that will focus on identifying the cause/s of MND.  Seven innovative projects will tackle some of the biggest hurdles in MND, such as the delay in diagnosis. 

In addition, six outstanding researchers have been awarded scholarship and fellowship funding in this year’s grant round and will commit the next four years of their careers to battling the disease in research labs and clinics. 

$84.88M invested into vital MND research since 2014 

Thanks to our supporters, FightMND is now one of the world’s largest independent funders of MND research. 

By funding the best, high-quality research and connecting the world’s most innovative MND minds, FightMND is playing a lead role in the global fight to find a cure for this devastating disease 

We work closely with other relevant MND bodies, taking a lead role in new drug development and clinical trials and doing so with a sense of urgency on behalf of all Australians currently fighting MND. 

We have now invested more than $84.88 million into research projects and initiatives since we began in 2014.