Muscular Dystrophy Association

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM, Wednesday, June 5,2019 ・ Theater 1
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is committed to transforming the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular disease through innovations in science and innovations in care. As the largest source of funding for neuromuscular disease research outside of the federal government, MDA has committed more than $1 billion since our inception to accelerate the discovery of therapies and cures. Research we have supported is directly linked to approved, life-changing therapies across multiple neuromuscular diseases. We support the largest network of multidisciplinary clinics providing world-class care at more than 150 of the nation's top medical institutions, and each year thousands of children and young adults learn vital life skills and gain independence at MDA Summer Camp and through recreational programs.
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SVP, Chief Policy & Community Engagement Officer
Muscular Dystrophy Association