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Nov 21, 2019, 12:15 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association to host first Patient Focused Drug Development Meeting for Pompe Disease March 9, 2020 in Washington D.C.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its externally-led Patient...


Oct 17, 2019, 12:46 ET The Muscular Dystrophy Association Celebrates 23 Years of Annual New York Muscle Team Gala

The Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) New York Muscle Team is hosting its 23rd annual Gala on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 6 to 10 p.m. at...


Oct 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Casey's General Stores In-Store Campaign for Muscular Dystrophy Association Raised Record Breaking $2.4 Million to Find Cures for People Living with Neuromuscular Diseases

Casey's General Stores and its guests in 16 states raised a partnership record of $2.4 million with an in-store, "round up at the register" campaign...


Sep 05, 2019, 09:00 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Awards 25 Grants Totaling More Than $6.6 Million for Neuromuscular Disease Research

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today the awarding of 25 new MDA grants totaling more than $6.6 million toward research focused on ...


Sep 03, 2019, 12:00 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Launches "MDA National Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month" as Part of Multi-Faceted Campaign Celebrating Extensive Strides in Science and Care

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is launching "MDA National Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month," as part of an extensive campaign to raise...


Aug 29, 2019, 10:02 ET Casey's General Stores Team Up with MDA in 16 States Across the U.S. to Raise Funds for People Living with Neuromuscular Diseases for the Live Unlimited Campaign

Casey's General Stores and its guests in 16 states are teaming up throughout September to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and...


Aug 02, 2019, 10:00 ET Jiffy Lube® Teams Up with MDA for Annual MUSCLE UP! Campaign to Transform the Lives of Kids and Adults with Neuromuscular Diseases

Jiffy Lube and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) are teaming up for the eighth annual MUSCLE UP!℠ campaign. The campaign raises funds to help...


Jul 16, 2019, 10:30 ET MDA Awards Venture Philanthropy Funding to Dr. Rachelle Crosbie to Develop a Novel Membrane-Stabilizing Drug for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has awarded MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) funding totaling $389,000 over two years to Rachelle H. Crosbie,...


Jul 09, 2019, 09:05 ET Bennett Foundation donates $500,000 to Muscular Dystrophy Association in honor of the late TV Pioneer Bob Bennett

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today that the Bennett Foundation is graciously donating $500,000 for the Los Angeles area MDA...


Jun 17, 2019, 12:15 ET Sailormen Inc. Popeyes Raised $680,000 during 15th Annual Golf Classic and Appetite for a Cure Campaign for Lifesaving Work of Muscular Dystrophy Association

Sailormen Inc., one of the largest domestic franchisees of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurants, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)...


May 24, 2019, 18:14 ET MDA Celebrates FDA Approval of Zolgensma for Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy in Pediatric Patients

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today celebrated the decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant approval of Zolgensma...


May 20, 2019, 14:32 ET The Expansion of Newborn Screening in Pompe Disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy may Prevent Disability and Save Lives

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) convened a panel of renowned experts in newborn screening (NBS), Pompe disease, spinal muscular atrophy...


May 14, 2019, 11:36 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Awards 26 Grants Totaling More Than $7.5 Million for Neuromuscular Disease Research

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today the awarding of 26 new MDA grants totaling more than $7.5 million toward research focused on ...


Apr 30, 2019, 13:31 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Launches Multi-Faceted ALS Awareness & Fundraising Campaign Leading the Way for Life-Saving ALS Research & Care

The "Do You Know ALS?" series on @MDAorg social media throughout ALS Awareness Month in May shares insights and hope about the disease directly from...


Apr 18, 2019, 09:00 ET MDA Names 2019 National Ambassadors to Represent Neuromuscular Disease Community

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has selected Tana Zwart to serve and represent families affected by muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular...


Apr 16, 2019, 10:23 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Convenes Regulatory, Clinical and Scientific Leaders to Showcase Latest Progress in the Field of Neuromuscular Disease

Featuring an audience of over 1,200 attendees and a lineup of renowned speakers, the first day of the Annual Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)...


Apr 08, 2019, 10:50 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Awards Eight Grants Totaling More Than $2 Million for ALS Research

Ahead of ALS Awareness Month in May, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today the awarding of eight new MDA grants totaling more than ...


Mar 26, 2019, 11:13 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Bridges Clinical and Academic Neuromuscular Research for the First Time at Annual Meeting

With a laser focus on new horizons in neuromuscular research and care, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is combining its Clinical and...


Mar 06, 2019, 10:38 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association and International Association of Fire Fighters Celebrate 65 Years of Fill the Boot Partnership

For 65 years, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) have helped raise critical funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) –...


Mar 01, 2019, 15:00 ET CITGO Contributes Record $14 Million to Muscular Dystrophy Association For Scientific Research and Care During 2018

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) are celebrating a record-breaking 2018 – where the refining and marketing...


Feb 27, 2019, 11:00 ET Muscular Dystrophy Association Launches 37th Annual #MDAShamrocks Campaign

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today announced that its 37th annual #MDAShamrocks campaign is underway, the nation's largest St. Patrick's...


Feb 07, 2019, 09:00 ET GPM Investments, LLC Raises More Than $244,000 to Help Kids and Adults with Muscular Dystrophy, ALS and Related Neuromuscular Diseases via Holiday Pinups

For GPM Investments, LLC, 2018 marked their 8th holiday pinup campaign at approximately 1,400 store locations throughout the East Coast and Midwest,...


Jan 28, 2019, 09:00 ET More than 100 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Restaurants Unite in "Appetite for a Cure" Campaign to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Sailormen, Inc., one of the largest domestic franchisees of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurants, begins the 15th annual "Appetite for a Cure"...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Access to Care, Knowledge About Genetic Testing and Clinical Trials Identified as Key Issues in Landmark Survey of Neuromuscular Community

ONEVoice, a landmark survey funded by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and conducted by Edge Research, has identified key areas of concern...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:00 ET MDA Awards Venture Philanthropy Grant to AcuraStem to Develop Novel Treatment for ALS

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has awarded an MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) grant totaling $300,000 over two years to AcuraStem Incorporated to...