The Muscular Dystrophy Association has awarded 40 research grants totaling $13.7 million to advance the understanding of disease processes and uncover new strategies for treatments and cures of muscular dystrophy and the more than 40 other diseases in the Association's program.
The new grants were recommended by MDA's Scientific and Medical Advisory Committees and approved by MDA's Board of Directors at its July 2011 meeting.
Maureen enjoys depicting scenes of campers at MDA summer camp. This is her second camp drawing in the Collection. Maureen has taken art classes at Meramec College in St. Louis. Besides drawing, her hobbies include cross-stitch and playing the guitar.
Christopher created this artwork at age 10 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held May 13, 1995, at the Glassell Junior School of Art — Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. He won an Award of Excellence in 1995 for artwork, and enjoys music and theater arts.
Brooklyn-born artist Ed Friedland served as chairman of Krell Software Corp., a creator and manufacturer of educational computer programs. Formerly a political science faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley and senior staff officer at the National Academy of Science, Friedland was the author of numerous works on public affairs.
A painter for many years, Warren experimented with different media. This painting, an acrylic done from memory, depicts the entrance to the east passage of Narragansett Bay as viewed from Brenton Point.
Sarah created this mask at age 11 inan MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held October 30, 1993, at the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. She served as the MDA Goodwill Ambassador for Maryland in 1993 and 1994, and is an active volunteer for several organizations.