Publications MJDF has funded and/or been involved in:

Carr JJ, Lalara J, Lalara G, O’Hare G, Massey L, Kenny N et al.

Staying strong on the inside and outside’ to keep walking and moving around: Perspectives from Aboriginal people with Machado Joseph Disease and their families from the Groote Eylandt Archipelago, Australia.

PLoS One. 2019 Mar 11;14(3):1-17. e0212953.
Carr JJ, Lalara J, Lalara G, Smith M, Quaill J, Clough AR et al.

What is the best way to keep walking and moving around for individuals with Machado-Joseph disease? A scoping review through the lens of Aboriginal families with Machado-Joseph disease in the Top End of Australia.

BMJ Open. 2019 Sep 30;9(9):1-16. e032092.
Ferdinand A, Massey L, Cullen J, Temple J, Chamravi D, Meiselbach K, Paradies Y, Baynam G, Savarirayan R, Kelaher M.

Understanding disability through the lens of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people – challenges and opportunities.

The University of Melbourne. 2019. Disability M Kelaher Report v2.docx (
Amery R, Wunungmurra JG, Gondarra J, Gumbula F, Raghavendra P, Barker R et al.

Yolŋu with Machado–Joseph disease: Exploring communication strengths and needs.

International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 2020 Sep 2;22(5):499-510.
Acosta JR, Watchon M, Yuan KC, Fifita JA, Svahn AJ, Don EK et al.

Neuronal cell culture from transgenic zebrafish models of neurodegenerative disease.

Biology Open. 2018 Oct;7(10):1-7. bio036475.
Watchon M, Yuan KC, Mackovski N, Svahn AJ, Cole NJ, Goldsbury C et al.

Calpain inhibition is protective in Machado–Joseph disease zebrafish due to induction of autophagy.

Journal of Neuroscience. 2017;37(32):7782-7794.

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