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2013-12-03 23:20:42

Today is #GivingTuesday, and in honor of the global day for giving back, the Muscular Dystrophy Association is kicking off its 2014 Muscle Walk season. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Today is #GivingTuesday, and in honor of the global day for giving back, the Muscular Dystrophy Association is kicking off its 2014 Muscle Walk season that will pay tribute to — and raise funds for — children and adults served by MDA. MDA Muscle Walk is comprised of a series of fun, non-competitive...

2013-11-25 23:00:47

A painting by Barbara Twardowski of Mandeville, La., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. TUCSON, Ariz., (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 A painting by Barbara Twardowski of Mandeville, La., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Now in its 21st year, the Collection features artwork by people from across the country with muscular dystrophy and related disorders. “Welcome” is Twardowski’s first painting accepted into...

2013-11-15 23:04:44

FSH Society partners with Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 A new cooperative research center focusing on Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) has been established at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). The National Institutes of Health Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center will focus its research and training programs on FSHD, one of the most prevalent...

2013-11-11 21:29:40

Xin is a muscle damage biomarker Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a protein that is only detectable after muscle damage, and it may serve as a way to measure injury. "Our results highlight the protein called Xin as a muscle damage biomarker," said Thomas Hawke, principal investigator and an associate professor for the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster. "Regardless of the way in which muscle was damaged, either through trauma or disease, Xin...

2013-11-06 23:22:35

2014 Muscle Team Gala expected to raise more than $1 million. NEW YORK, (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Metro New York's top pro athletes will join together to put their muscle behind finding treatments and cures for muscle disease at a special kickoff event for the 17th annual New York Muscle Team® Gala on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The kickoff event will take place at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, Pier 61 (Hudson River and 23rd...


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