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    Patient and Disease Data Will Transform SMA Care

    August is SMA Awareness Month, and this year it's arriving at an unprecedented moment in neuromuscular disease discoveries. Years of work at the lab

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    SMA Added to National List of Disorders to Screen for at Birth - MDA

    After significant collaborative work among many stakeholders in the spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) community, we are pleased to share that the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Dr. Alex Azar, has accepted the recommendation to add SMA to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) for newborns.


    Sarepta Reports Positive Preliminary Findings in DMD Gene Therapy Trial - MDA

    This week, Sarepta Therapeutics announced encouraging preliminary results from a phase 1/2a gene therapy trial designed to assess the investigational drug AAVrh74.MHCK7.micro-Dystrophin in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). After 90 days in the trial, the first three participants all showed robust expression of micro-dystrophin - a shortened version of the protein that is absent .

  • Thank you Hugo, we are proud to have you on our amazing team!

  • A big thank you to our MDA Colleagues for celebrating Global Running Day with Team Momentum and for all of your incredible contributions to MDA! As our colleague Abby said “Team Momentum is just one of the powerful ways that individuals can use their muscles to help strengthen the muscles of kids and adults affected by muscular dystrophy. No matter one’s abilities, individuals have the opportunity to join MDA and walk, run and roll in world renowned races like the Chicago Marathon, Marine Corps Marathon and the NYC Marathon. Every mile conquered and every dollar raised helps MDA to bring more treatments, the best care and life changing support to individuals and families affected."

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    MDA Team Momentum

    MDA Team Momentum - Together, we are uniting to bring strength, independence and life to kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases.


    13 New MDA Grants Totaling $2.6 Million Push for More Progress - MDA

    MDA has announced the award of 13 new grants totaling $2.6 million as part of its continued commitment to finding treatments and cures for the diseases in its program. Each of the 13 new grants funds a project that aims to increase our understanding of the causes or underlying mechanisms of neuromuscular disease or potential .

  • "Strength is More than Muscle": A Mother Reflects on a Year of Grief and Growth After Son's DMD Diagnosis - MDA

    One year ago, if you would have asked me to say the words Duchenne muscular dystrophy, I couldn't. It was too new, too fresh, too difficult of a reality to process. One year ago I fell to my knees crying and physically shaking with fear, anxiety and anger as I hung up the phone with .

  • Looking for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of others? MDA is proud to be included on this list! Check out the article below and our careers page to learn more.

    14 Companies Where You Can Impact the World

    Everybody wants to make an impact at work. But wouldn't it be great to know that you weren't just contributing to the success of your company-but to the world as a whole? Through volunteerism, philanthropic programs, and super rewarding missions, these 14 companies give you the opportunity to do just that.

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