Featured Blog Posts – October 2010 Archive (2)


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Moon landing for Duchenne?

On any given day, all of us can site ‘things coming together’ to achieve a certain goal.

  • Landing on the moon
  • NASA International Space Station
  • Haiti
  • Trapped miners in Chile
  • Air Traffic Control around the world
  • UN (ok we could have a long discussion about efficiency, effectiveness, and benefit but nevertheless, an extensive collaboration)
  • Identifying the Dystrophin Gene
  • MD-CARE Act 2001
  • MD-CARE Act…
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Added by Pat Furlong on October 21, 2010 at 10:00am — 10 Comments


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Pittsburgh, 2000.

Donna Saccomanno and I sat at the registration table. Over 100 parents attended the conference. It was the first conference for David and Mary Mesick. Their 5 year old son, Bryan had recently been diagnosed with Duchenne. Their heart was breaking. They came to the conference to learn how to navigate – care, research, hope. David and Mary jumped right in and soon David was on the PPMD Board and Mary involved in a broad range of education and fundraising efforts. Bryan and brother Allan’s smiles… Continue

Added by Pat Furlong on October 6, 2010 at 1:22pm — 3 Comments

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