The 29th International MND Association Symposium on ALS/MND took place in Glasgow, Scotland between December 7 – 9.  A complete update of all that happened at the conference can be found at their excellent website by clicking here.  Research Motor Neurone had considerable success at the conference. Prof. Hardiman led the way with her colleague from King’s College London Prof. Ammar Al Chalabi by winning The Big Debate on the opening day of the conference. Furthermore, in a short list of the top six research posters out the 600 submissions at the conference, two were researchers at Research Motor Neurone. These were Dr. Marie Ryan, for her presentation “Beyond known genes: the relevance of detailed family histories”, as well as Dr Stefan Dukić for his presentation “Functional connectivity in ALS using EEG source analysis.”