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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Health & Medicine
  • People with Disabilities

Location

161 N ClarkSuite 3550Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Since 1950, we've spearheaded efforts to transform the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. We fund groundbreaking research for promising treatments and provide families with the highest quality care from the best doctors in the country.

Description

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. It does so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and, by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. Visit mda.org to learn more.

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