Quest Magazine

28th Annual MDA Ride for Life Raises More Than $1.1 Million to Fuel the Fight Against Muscle Disease

PHILADELPHA, May 11, 2015 — Opening weekend at Camelback Lodge and Indoor Waterpark helped bring huge success to the 28th annual MDA Ride for Life event held on May 1-3, which raised more than $1.1 million to benefit families affected by muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases.

Always Forward for our Families

By Steven M. Derks, MDA President and CEO


MDA’s mission is life-changing. Steadfast and malleable, it reminds us to never forget where we have come from – we were started by families, for families – as we meet the evolving needs and opportunities of the day.

MDA Telethon Ends Historic Run, Urgent Fight for Families Continues

MDA is committed to accelerating treatments and cures,

using innovative ways to engage new supporters

Western Refining and MDA Join Forces to Help Send Kids with Muscle Disease to Summer Camp

Stores across the Southwest to raise vital funds through

MDA’s summer camp mobile program


BioMarin Completes Rolling NDA Submission for Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

MDA Adds Neurological Disease Expert to Research Team

Lianna R. Orlando, Ph.D of Harvard University named Scientific Program Officer

Lowe’s Reaches $50 Million Mark in Support of MDA

Stores Nationwide Raise More Than $7.5 Million during 2015
Shamrock Program to Help Improve Lives in MDA Communities


MDA Leader and Former National Ambassador Ben Cumbo Mourned by Muscular Dystrophy Community

MDA joins the larger disability community in mourning the loss of Benjamin Cumbo IV, who died yesterday at age 27.

Santhera Reports Positive Phase III Clinical Trial Results for Raxone®/Cantana® (idebenone) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

MDA Families and Leadership Advocate in Washington, D.C.