Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
Outstanding Contribution to Health Award
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) is the largest most comprehensive nonprofit organization in the United States focused on finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy – their mission is to end Duchenne. PPMD invests deeply in treatments for this generation of people affected by Duchenne and in research that will benefit future generations.
They advocate in Washington, DC, and have secured hundreds of millions of dollars in funding. They demand optimal care, and strengthen, unite and educate the global Duchenne community. Everything PPMD does – and everything they have done since their founding in 1994 – helps people with Duchenne live longer, stronger lives.
2016 Inspire Award Winners
PhD • Global Connector Award