Researchers invite men with Becker MD (ages 15-50) who meet study criteria to participate in a trial to determine whether tadalafil can improve exercise tolerance

posted on October 7, 2013 - 5:00am
Update (May 7, 2014): This trial is now closed to new participants.====================================================================================== original story: A new trial of tadalafil (Cialis), a drug that dilates blood vessels, is now under way at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for men with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) who meet study criteria.

An MDA-sponsored meeting explored progress in five key therapeutic strategies under development for neuromuscular diseases

posted on March 18, 2011 - 3:30pm
Moving therapeutic strategies from the laboratory to clinical trials and ultimately to the market as treatments was the theme of the MDA National Scientific Conference held March 13-16, 2011, in Las Vegas. Some 300 people attended the conference, the first in a planned series of such MDA-sponsored meetings that will emphasize new research and current medical care. The majority of presenters and...