Muscular Dystrophy Association

Organization Overview

MDA is the nation’s largest nonprofit supporter of research on more than 40 different neuromuscular diseases for more than 70 years. Every year MDA supports the research and care efforts of hundreds of physicians and scientists in the fight to develop effective treatments for muscular dystrophies, motor neuron diseases, and related muscle-debilitating diseases so that people living with these disorders can thrive and pursue their passions.