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A Recap on National Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month From the Muscular Dystrophy Association – Neurology Live

Saturday, 22 October, 2022

A Recap on National Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month From the Muscular Dystrophy Association – Neurology Live

In honor of Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month, which is celebrated every September, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced 70 new grants for neuromuscular disease research, totaling more than $17 million.1 The aim of the newly funded research projects is to advance new therapies and other research discoveries in multiple areas of neuromuscular disease. Sharon Hesterlee, PhD, chief research officer, Muscular Dystrophy Association, was responsible for managing all aspects of these grant awards along with her team.

The month also kicked off MDA’s 30 Days of Strength Campaign.1 The campaign’s purpose is to raise critical funds and awareness for MDA’s mission for empowering families all over the nation who are living with neuromuscular diseases. The events held focused on supporting and engaging those with neuromuscular diseases to have a better quality of life using the campaign slogan, “#30DaysofStrength.”

Read more at: https://www.neurologylive.com/view/recap-national-muscular-dystrophy-awareness-month-muscular-dystrophy-association

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