Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: December 20, 2013, 6:45 PM
MDA is a voluntary health agency - a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering over 40 neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans. MDA combats neuromuscular disease through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive local services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. MDA is the first non-profit organization honored with the American Medical Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for "significant and lasting contributions to the health and welfare of humanity."