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Getting Closer to a Cure and as a Community at the 2015 MDF Annual Conference

 

Each year, the MDF Annual Conference provides a friendly, welcoming place for people with DM to learn from one another and hear from an incredibly diverse array of scientists, researchers, advocates and community members with one thing in common: a belief that every person with DM deserves a high quality of life, and that learning from each other strengthens us all. Popular opinion was that this year's was the absolute best yet. Read more.
 

Watch Presentations from the 2015 MDF Annual Conference Online

 
If you were unable to attend the 2015 MDF Annual Conference - or if you attended but would like to re-visit some of the information that you heard - video recordings from the general sessions, physician-led track and research track are available now on the MDF Digital Academy. Audio recordings from the community-led track will be available soon. Click here to view the presentations.
 

Grandparents Campaign Update

 
The third annual Grandparents Campaign is already shaping up to be a great success! We have received nearly $13,000 in donations since the campaign began less than two weeks ago. Additionally, two community members have pledged separate matching gifts to the campaign: one for $10,000 and another for $5,100. The outpouring of support at the outset of this event has been tremendous, and we thank you all for your help. Learn more about this year's participants.
 

MDF Reaches 3,000 Fans on Facebook

 
Thank you to everyone in the community for helping us reach 3,000 followers on Facebook! Your support is critical in spreading awareness and improving Care and a Cure for those living with DM. If you're not one of the 3,000 in our online community, be sure to follow MDF for the latest updates on research, community information and programs from the Foundation.
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