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MDA Scientific Conference Blog: Seeds Into Gardens — An Old Hand’s Perspective

MDA Scientific Conference Blog: Something To Talk About

Harley-Davidson And MDA Celebrate 20 Years Of Chrome And Leather At Annual Black-N-Blue Ball

15,000 Welcome Teen MDA Ambassadors To DECA International Career Development Conference

MDA Scientific Conference Blog: Giving Our All

MDA Scientific Conference To Focus on Therapy Development for Neuromuscular Diseases

MDA Scientific Conference Blog: Stirring the Pot

Joan Jett And The Blackhearts To Headline MDA Ride For Life XXVI

ALS Research Briefs: Role of Astrocytes in ALS

Scientists continue to work at uncovering the biological mechanisms underlying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). One area of intense study involves the potential role of central nervous system support cells called astrocytes

Government Funding for NMD Research Largely Spared in Continuing Resolution

The news is generally favorable for many important government-funded neuromuscular disease research projects, in the wake of Congress’ recent passage of a continuing resolution funding the government through the end of September. 

Most government operations, except those funded through the full-year appropriations bills, will be maintained at essentially the same level as fiscal year (FY) 2012. (The government's fiscal year begins on Oct. 1 and ends on Sept. 30 of the following year.)