research progress

MDA families eager for research breakthroughs take active roles to accelerate therapy development and spread awareness of MDA's mission

posted on July 14, 2015 - 3:19pm
Children and adults living with neuromuscular diseases are not only awaiting progress in the search for treatments and cures; they are directly supporting and advancing that progress in real and significant ways.
posted on May 1, 2008 - 9:36am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 3
This fall marks the 22nd anniversary of the finding that a lack of the muscle protein dystrophin, stemming from flaws in the dystrophin gene, is the root cause of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (See “MDA Matters.”) On March 8, at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, researchers, physicians, families and MDA staff members gathered to commemorate this momentous development.