Category: Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy


The Beauty of Patient Autonomy

Caring for patients with physical disabilities and debilitating health conditions involves not only providing the means to help them improve their functional abilities, but also being a partner in helping them live their lives on their terms. Jean L. Minkel, PT, ATP shares her experience in this feature.

Grant Funds Next Step in Study to Assess Duchenne Progression Via Biomarkers

Duchenne UK, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) announce a joint grant of $686,500 to Dr William Evans (principal investigators) at the University of California, Berkeley to use a novel method to measure changes in total muscle mass in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients through biomarkers in urine samples.

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The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon Adds to Lineup

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has added Garcelle Beauvais, Aloe Blacc, Bryan Cranston, Adam Devine, Fat Joe, Liz Gillies, Aldis Hodge, Edwin Hodge, DJ Khaled, Daniel Levy, Loni Love, Leslie Mann, Robin Thicke, Gabrielle Union Wade and John David Washington to the lineup for The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon, it announces.

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