NZ Motor Neuron Disease Research Network

Who are we?

The New Zealand Motor Neuron Disease Research Network was created in 2017 to facilitate the interaction between MND biomedical and clinical researchers, allied health professionals and other researchers who will have an impact on MND in New Zealand. It is anticipated that this increased interaction will also encourage new MND research. A website has been created to provide a centralised location informing others of all MND research in New Zealand.

Current funding for this network has been provided by MND New Zealand who, as a community based patient support organisation, have a very real interest in the network’s success. Research networks have been shown to accelerate and broaden research in the topic of focus. We are very grateful for their support which allows us to provide this information to you.


Any researcher or student looking to pursue research in the field of MND in New Zealand now has the opportunity to contact others with an interest in MND, as well as an overview of what is happening in this community. They are also able to link to MND resources that are available, and share information about current scholarships and vacancies. Make sure you check out Research, Resources and Opportunities for more information. If you would like your relevant research added, advise us of a scholarship/vacancy or have any questions about the network please contact us.