MDA Care Center
Connecticut Children’s Neuromuscular Program is a site for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Care Center. This multidisciplinary team evaluates and treats children of all ages affected by neuromuscular conditions, including:
- Inherited and acquired neuropathies
- Muscular dystrophy (Duchenne and Becker; congenital)
- Metabolic diseases
- Motor neuron disorders
- Myoasthenia gravis
- Congenital myopathies
Led by Gyula Acsadi, MD, PhD, the MDA Care Center is staffed by a highly skilled clinical team, including neurologists, a physiatrist, a nurse, physical therapists, occupational therapists and a nutritionist. The team collaborates with Connecticut Children’s orthopedic specialists, cardiologists and pulmonologists.
We provide the most advanced treatments and clinical trials for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and SMA.