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Organization Profile

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Our Mission: We save and improve lives of people fighting muscle disease as we find treatments and cures, support families and rally communities. The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. It does so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and, by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. Visit and follow us at and @MDAnews.

Health & Wellness
People with Health-based Concerns