Craig created his artwork at age 17 and won several awards for his works. In 2004 he received a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University where he began painting on canvas. Craig is active in theatre groups, singing and a car club.
The administration of a protein called prolactin has been shown to slow weight loss, improve motor function and increase life span by approximately 70 percent in mice with a disease resembling a severe form of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
Prolactin is a hormone whose primary function is to promote milk production in women who are breastfeeding.
Trevor created this artwork at age 16 at a 1991 art workshop at MDA’s Wonderland Camp in Camp Lake, Wis. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1998 with a double major in English and psychology.
Danielle won awards for her artwork in high school and is currently studying graphic design at the International Academy of Design & Technology. She has created banners for the local MDA summer camp. Along with painting, Danielle also enjoys other arts and crafts, and playing cards.
Renée is a behavioral therapist and education tutor. She has degrees in liberal studies and early childhood education. Her interests include creating greeting cards, breeding and showing Persian cats and spending time with children.