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2014-03-19 23:02:37

Throughout the month of February, SRAC’s Burger King restaurants helped fight back against muscle disease by selling $1 green and $5 gold paper Shamrocks mobiles. St. Rose, LA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Strategic Restaurants Acquisitions, LLC (SRAC), a franchisee of 288 BURGER KING® restaurants, and the Greater New Orleans Muscular Dystrophy Association announced today that the annual Shamrocks mobile program raised more than $154,000 to benefit children and adults affected by muscle...

2014-03-14 08:27:16

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that data from its Phase 1 clinical trial of SMART Linker conjugate CAT-1004 will be presented at the Muscular Dystrophy Association's 2014 Clinical Conference in Chicago, Ill. Catabasis' chief medical officer, Joanne Donovan, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) animal model data and data from a Phase 1 clinical trial during the poster session from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. CDT on...

2014-03-12 23:21:05

Kroger-Atlanta Division stores are spreading the luck of the Irish by participating in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 32nd annual Shamrocks mobile program. Atlanta (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Kroger-Atlanta Division stores are spreading the luck of the Irish by participating in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 32nd annual Shamrocks mobile program to help raise funds for local families affected by muscle disease. Beginning March 16 through March 29, Kroger customers and associates...

2014-03-11 23:03:00

The high-profile fundraiser will be held at Heinz Field on Wednesday, March 12 from 5:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Pittsburgh’s professional athletes, local celebrities and military heroes are set to put their muscle behind finding treatments and cures for muscle disease at the 10th annual Muscle Team® event to benefit local children and adults in the Pittsburgh area served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The high-profile fundraiser will be held...

2014-03-04 12:27:01

Parents Pushing FDA for Accelerated Approval of Safe and Effective Drug WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After calling on the FDA directly to approve a breakthrough therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and appealing to Congress on behalf of the thousands of children facing this fatal genetic disease, concerned families have launched a national campaign and petition drive called "The Race to Yes" at TheRacetoYes.org to underscore the urgent need for accelerated...

2014-03-03 23:04:46

The $25,000 award to the Massachusetts-based FSH Society will fund scientific research grants focused on discovering and developing treatments for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Lexington, MASS. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 When GE Aviation’s Vice President Mohammad Ehteshami was told that he had received the prestigious GE Chairman’s Award, he asked that the $25,000 be donated to the FSH Society, a Massachusetts-based charitable foundation that has transformed the science of a...

2014-02-28 23:23:14

Stores across the Southwest to help MDA families with the sale of Make a Muscle Mobiles. Phoenix (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Albertsons supermarkets across the Southwest will team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association this March to raise over $200,000 through the 2014 pin-up mobile campaign. Throughout the month of March, Albertsons stores throughout New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, El Paso, Texas and Durango, Colo. will participate in the in-store pin-up mobile campaign that...

2014-02-25 20:22:14

LOWELL, Mass., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Lacostic, the fun loving man who brought enormous attention to the disease known as Muscular Dystrophy, passed away on February 24(th) from complications of it. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/LA72240) Henry Lacostic was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts to Brenda and James Lacostic, and he has two brothers, James, Jr. and Dean, as well as a sister, Rebecca. During the 1980's and 1990's, Henry Lacostic hosted...

2014-02-25 16:28:51

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a Congressional hearing today in Washington, the Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) chief executive briefed legislators on the enormous impact of the MD-CARE Act passed in 2001 and implored lawmakers to reauthorize this crucial legislation on behalf of the 100,000 Americans with muscular dystrophies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120424/DC93207LOGO MDA co-hosted the briefing with Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy...

2014-02-24 08:28:11

Annual Advocacy Conference Focuses on Accelerating FDA Review And Enacting MD-CARE Act Update into Law WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 advocates seeking to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne) are converging on Washington for the annual Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) Advocacy Conference to urge Congressional action on key legislation and to help accelerate the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) review of candidate Duchenne...


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