The Muscular Dystrophy Associationhttp://mdausa.org
Since its founding in 1950, The Muscular Dystrophy Association has become one of the nationys largest and best-known voluntary health agencies. MDA provides comprehensive medical services to tens of thousands of people with neuromuscular diseases at some 225 hospital-affiliated clinics including 37 MDA/ALS centers, across the country. In our area, we work closely with your hospital, Childrenys Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, and Christiana Care Heath Services. The Associationsy worldwide research program represents the largest single effort to advance knowledge of neuromuscular diseases and to find cures and treatment. MDA, as world leader in the fight against neuromuscular diseases, provides hope in the form of research and help in the form of service. MDAys programs are funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions of concerned individuals and cooperating organizations.