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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...
posted on September 1, 2004 - 2:56pm
When I was 18, I informed my doctor I'd be attending college in the fall. Later, he asked to speak to my parents privately. He told them it was nice that I was going to college but, because I had Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), they shouldn't expect me to survive to graduate. Well, I finished college. I'm now almost 40 years old and working as a software engineer. Ironically, five years after...