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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:

  • Ataxia
  • 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.

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