The 26th ALS/MND symposium was held in Orlando, Florida from 11 – 13th December 2015 . More than 800 international researchers attended to hear the latest clinical and scientific ALS/MND research news.

The Trinity College ALS research group was well represented with presentations from Prof. Orla Hardiman (“ Multidisciplinary care in ALS: measuring the immeasurable?”), Dr. Geraldine Foley (“The impact of family on decision-making in ALS care: The patient perspective”), Dr. Russell McLaughlin (“Genetic overlap between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and schizophrenia”) and Mr Tom Burke (“A prospective population-bases investigation of cross-modal emotional processing in ALS “), as well as poster presentations from multiple Irish researchers.

Summaries of the oral and poster presentations are freely available online: