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2013-08-29 23:18:59

Teen pop sensation makes his first national television appearance since taking home the 2013 "Artist to Watch" award at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Teen pop sensation Austin Mahone will make his first national television appearance since taking home the 2013 "Artist to Watch" award at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards with a special performance on the 48th annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC...

2013-08-28 23:19:10

Two-time Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, and multi-platinum recording artist Paula Abdul will make her second consecutive appearance on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon. Tucson, Ariz., (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Two-time Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, and multi-platinum recording artist Paula Abdul will make her second consecutive appearance on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country. Abdul,...

2013-08-26 23:17:31

Platinum-selling country star will perform his summer anthem and current single "Radio" on the 48th annual national broadcast. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Platinum-selling country star Darius Rucker will perform his summer anthem and current single "Radio" from his new album True Believers on the 48th annual national broadcast of the MDA Show of Strength Telethon on Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country....

2013-08-09 23:03:53

Families of SMA is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy by funding and advancing a comprehensive research program, including drug discovery programs to make practical new therapies. This is the fourth drug discovery project funded by Families of SMA in 2013 with a total investment of $550,000. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 This program will systematically assess the effect of backbone chemistry on the therapeutic efficacy of Antisense...

2013-07-09 23:27:38

Scientist from preclinical CRO, PharmOptima, presents new assay at the 2013 International SMA Research Group Meeting. Portage, MI (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 "Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a motor neuron disease. The motor neurons affect the voluntary muscles that are used for activities such as crawling, walking, head and neck control, and swallowing. It is a relatively common "rare disorder": approximately 1 in 6000 babies born are affected, and about 1 in 40 people are...

2013-06-06 23:01:33

Stories of Hope, Success and Progress Illustrate Need for Collaboration With Patients Horsham, Pa. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Utah Assistant Attorney General and spinal muscular atrophy survivor Steve Mikita and five other inspiring patient advocates will share stories of their tireless efforts to insert the patient voice at each step of the drug development process at the DIA 2013 49th Annual Meeting in Boston this month. The news media are invited to listen to the compelling stories of these...

2013-05-15 23:04:54

StorageMart pledged to donate $1 for every pin in March and April of their "Pin for a Cure" image resulting in a $5,000 donation to the MDA. Columbia, MO (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Surrounded by beakers, lab tables, and microscopes, StorageMart President, Cris Burnam met with Dr. Lorson, PhD. and Patti Butera, MDA Area Manager, to present the results of StorageMart´s “Pin for a Cure” Pinterest campaign. StorageMart pledged to donate up to $5,000 each time the Pin for A Cure...

2013-05-07 23:22:26

This program will assess the therapeutic potential of second-generation Antisense Oligonucleotides (ASO) sequences for SMA. This funding is being awarded to Co-Principal Investigators Dr. Arthur Burghes at Ohio State University and Dr. Christian Lorson at University of Missouri. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Families of SMA is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) by funding and advancing a comprehensive research program, including drug...


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