Quest Magazine

MDA to Offer Genetic Testing for Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

MDA Mourns the Loss of Former National Goodwill Ambassador Mike Neufeldt

FDA OKs Testing of OPMD Drug in US

BioBlast Pharma, based in Tel Aviv, Israel, has been given clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to test its experimental drug Cabaletta in the U.S. in people with oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD).

ALS: Seven Out of 15 Participants in Neuralstem Trial Judged Responders

Maryland-based biotechnology company Neuralstem announced in a March 12, 2014, press release, that a phase 2 trial of its NSI-566 neural stem cells in 15 people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has shown that the surgical transplantation procedure and the cells

SMA: ISIS-SMNRx To Be Tested in Presymptomatic Infants

Biogen Idec has announced plans to run a phase 2 clinical study of the experimental drug ISIS-SMNRx  in infants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)who are less than 6 weeks old and have a genetic diagnosis of the disorder but are not yet showing symptoms. 

MDA Scientific Conference Update: March 14 Morning Sessions

MDA Scientific Conference Update: March 13 Afternoon Sessions

MDA Scientific Conference Update: March 13 Morning Sessions

MDA Underscores Commitment to Frontline Discovery, Breakthroughs at Research Conference

MDA Scientific Conference Update: March 12 Afternoon Sessions