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Awards for inspiring MS research advocates

MS Research Australia is proud to have nominated four very inspiring individuals for prestigious awards which recognisetheir tireless efforts for MS research and the MS community.

Roy and Carol Langsford OAM, co-founders and directors of the Trish MS Research Foundation have been awarded the highly prestigious Research Australia 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. This Award honours individuals who have demonstrated a significant lifetime commitment to supporting and promoting health and medical research.

Mike and Katrina Hemingway, founding members of Foundation 5 Million and leading Kiss Goodbye to MS fundraisers have been awarded MS Australia’s highest accolade, the John Studdy Award. This award formally recognises their years of service improving the lives of people affected by MS and their ongoing contribution to MS research.

On behalf of MS Research Australia and the MS community, congratulations on these well-deserved awards.

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Awards for inspiring MS research advocates