Neuromuscular research was a driving reason for the formation of our organization in 1954. At that time little research was being done in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our founder, Dr. David Green believed research was absolutely essential to our charitable mission.

Research will illuminate key issues around neuromuscular disorders and:

  • uncover new treatments and therapies
  • improve the resources required by people with neuromuscular disorders to live longer, healthier and empowered lives.

Today, our research program is based on partnerships with other organizations and individuals. Partnering allows Muscular Dystrophy Canada to leverage higher investments in research than we could afford acting independently.

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    Muscular Dystrophy Canada is dedicated to excellence in all aspects of scientific research, including basic, focused, and applied work.

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    Participate in a Research Study

    Researchers at the University of Toronto are conducting a study entitled ‘Transition Experiences for Ventilator Assisted Individuals and Family Caregivers Requiring Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation’

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