The American Academy of Neurology published recommendations for the care of people with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and related disorders; MDA has endorsed the new guideline.

posted on October 29, 2014 - 9:23am
How the Recommendations Were Rated Recommendations for diagnostic procedures or care were rated by the AAN panel according to the strength of the recommendation. The AAN uses the following rating scale:

MDA and AFM co-sponsored a symposium on neuromuscular gene therapy at the 2012 meeting of the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy

posted on May 22, 2012 - 2:25pm
Overcoming barriers to gene therapy — the delivery of therapeutic genes — to treat neuromuscular diseases was the topic of a symposium jointly sponsored by MDA and the Association Française Contre les Myopathies (French Association Against Myopathies, or AFM) at the 15th annual meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT).

Winners with ALS, SMA and LGMD receive support to pursue postgraduate education

posted on September 17, 2010 - 2:29pm
Three accomplished scholars determinedly pursuing their educations while living with neuromuscular disease are the first winners of the CMMS Deshae Lott Ministries outreach program scholarships. “We were so impressed,” with the winning candidates, said Deshae Lott, 39, a teacher and minster from Bossier City, La., who founded the nonprofit that bears her name. “These three show great strength of...
posted on January 1, 2009 - 3:49pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
Brice Carroll lives in Hot Springs, Ark. He has limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.
posted on January 1, 2009 - 3:43pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
Ms. Wheelchair Michigan spreads message of self-advocacy and inclusion
posted on January 1, 2005 - 1:27pm
In this issue: Cardiac risks seen in both type 2 MMD and limb-girdle type 2I ** People with myasthenia gravis frequently exhibit higher levels of anxiety