Quest Fall 2015

October 8, 2015 - December 31, 2015

Cover Story

Exploring the unique dynamic — its blessings and occasional hurdles — of one sibling caring for another with neuromuscular disease

In a small Detroit apartment, Sam Barash, 32, lives with and cares for his 20-year-old, soon-to-be 21, sister, Angela Barash, who is living with myotonic muscular dystrophy and myasthenia gravis.


For many individuals with neuromuscular diseases, finding a meaningful career can make for a richer, more independent life
How identifying the body's key signs and measurements spurs lifesaving progress in research, clinical trials and therapy development
Measuring progress in the fight against neuromuscular disease


Access MDA
From Where I Sit
Hot Pursuit
Lasting Impression
Research Updates
Thrive 365

In Focus

Research Updates

Quest Extra

Finding a new job for the summer in a new city and learning the value of embracing the unexpected
One woman with spinal muscular atrophy uses the power of invisibility to her advantage