scientific advisory committee

New MDA grants recently were approved for several forms of muscular dystrophy, ALS, Friedreich’s ataxia, myasthenia gravis and other diseases in MDA's program.

posted on January 6, 2010 - 4:59pm
In December 2009, MDA awarded $21 million in new research grants for neuromuscular disease research. MDA's Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) meet each fall and spring to review applications for research grants. Applications are scored on the basis of the capabilities of the applicant, the scientific merit of the project, and the proposal's relevance to...

New strategies are positioning MDA's research program for success

posted on January 1, 2008 - 3:06pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 1
The fast pace of scientific progress in this first decade of the 21st century, coupled with expanding knowledge about human genetics and disease, has led to significant changes in the way MDA approaches research.