It is often said that to be successful one must “think outside the box.” Bragging rights are earned by those who’ve accomplished their achievement(s) in an atypical fashion, with one of the most prized... read more
Well, the 2013 MDA Scientific Conference is over — and what a conference it was. On Tuesday and Wednesday, we heard about different stages of the drug development process — often referred to as “bench... read more
As the conference approached the halfway point yesterday afternoon, between talks my mind occasionally wandered to nonscientific topics, like remembering to complete the online check-in for my departure flight exactly 24... read more
Running through a lot of different conversations here at the conference is a common thread that reflects the progress being made in the search for therapies to treat neuromuscular diseases.
Case(s) in point:
Not only... read more
Last week at MDA, when we were putting together the final details for the 2013 MDA Scientific Conference, I realized something: I’ve been reporting on MDA’s research program for a very long time — since... read more
If you’ve taken a look at the agenda for this year’s MDA Scientific Conference (and if you haven’t, take a look), then you know that the scientific community has a great deal to talk about.
Did you... read more
Along my journey from Tucson, Ariz., to our nation’s capital for the 2013 MDA Scientific Conference, I found myself really taking into consideration what it took for me to get here. I am not referring to countless... read more
Four of my favorite days of the year are the two Fridays each spring and fall when MDA’s Scientific and Medical Advisory Committees make their pilgrimage to MDA's national headquarters in Tucson to discuss and... read more