Air Force Senior Airman Mike Hall, 20th Aerospace Medicine Squadron flight and operation medical technician conquered the 2017 Boston Marathon with Team Momentum, running for his sister Danielle, in memory of his brother DJ and for all families impacted by neuromuscular diseases.
PTC Therapeutics reached an agreement with Marathon Pharmaceuticals to acquire all rights to Emflaza™ (deflazacort), the first treatment approved in the U.S. for all Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients five years and older, regardless of their genetic mutation.
Twin sisters Avery and Kennedy from California were diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 2 when they were infants. Now, they are featured on MDA Shamrocks available at Lowe’s Home Improvement across the country this year. They love being involved with the Shamrocks program because it helps fund their favorite part of MDA: dance parties at summer camp!