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What We Do

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.

  • Innovations in Science

    We are accelerating the delivery of treatments and cures.

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  • Innovations in Care

    We provide services that help people affected by neuromuscular disease.

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The freedom to walk, to talk, to run and play. To laugh, to hug, to eat — even breathe.

Each day these freedoms are taken away from kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases that weaken muscle strength and limit mobility. Together we can change that.

About Neuromuscular Diseases

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with MDA. Whether you’re looking to create a fundraiser, host a game night, volunteer at a camp, run a marathon, or advocate for the cause, the ways to get involved are endless.

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Press Releases

Jiffy Lube® and Muscular Dystrophy Association Celebrate 10th Annual Fundraising Campaign to Support the Neuromuscular Community
Over 300,000 families across the country living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases benefit from the Jiffy Lube...
National patient organizations applaud Biden administration rule implementing the No Surprises Act
Interim final rule includes safeguards for patients and protects individuals from surprise medical bills
MDA Advocacy Institute: Legislative Efforts on Disability Employment Hosted by MDA’s Paul Melmeyer on July 26th, 2021, at 4pm ET
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MDA Resource Center: We’re Here For You

Our trained specialists are here to provide one-on-one support for every part of your journey. Send a message below or call us at 1-833-ASK-MDA1 (1-833-275-6321). If you live outside the U.S., we may be able to connect you to muscular dystrophy groups in your area, but MDA programs are only available in the U.S.

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