Jerry Lewis 2007 Muscular Dystrophy Telethon
The Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association... LIVE from Las Vegas this September 2-3, 2007.
The show airs from Sunday 9 p.m. Eastern Time (6 p.m Pacific) to Monday 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time, throughout Labor Day weekend...so be sure to watch.
Check your local TV listings for the viewing channel in your area.
You can also find your MDA Telethon Station by visiting this MDA page: http://www.mdausa.org/telethon/findyourstation.html
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Augie's Quest, in conjunction with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), is an aggressive, cure-driven effort singularly focused on treatments and cures for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
We will do this by:
* Raising funds to support cure-based research, globally.
* Removing the barriers which slow the process of discovery and clinical development of new therapies for the diagnosis and treatment of ALS.
We are a unique force comprised of leading international advocates and professionals from the fields of fitness, nutrition, medicine, and R & D, as well as the Muscular Dystrophy Association. We are ALS patients, their families and friends. And together, we are united to catalyze systematic change.
The MDA and Augie's Quest are working with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGEN) to try to understand the underlying cause of sporadic ALS. Over the next 6 months, TGEN will test up to a thousand people with ALS to identify, for the first time, the genetic factors that predispose a person to this devastating disease. Discovery of such factors, which have eluded investigators so far, will lead to developing meaningful treatments for ALS.
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Muscular Dystrophy Association
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Orange, CA 92868
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