NeurologyLive® Brain Games: March 26, 2023

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Test your neurology knowledge with NeurologyLive®'s weekly quiz series, featuring questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics. This week's topic is the history of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

Welcome to NeurologyLive® Brain Games! This weekly quiz series, which goes live every Sunday morning, will feature questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics, written by physicians, clinicians, and experts in the fields of neurological care and advocacy.

Test your mettle each week with 3 questions that cover a variety of aspects in the field of neurology, with a focus on dementia and Alzheimer disease, epilepsy and seizure disorders, headache and migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders, and stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

This week's questions have the theme of the history of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

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Interested in submitting quiz questions? Contact our associate editorial director, Matt Hoffman, via email: mhoffman@neurologylive.com.

The MDA was formed out of a meeting of a group of individuals living with muscular dystrophy in the summer of 1950. Which prominent New Yorker brought this group together for the first time?


Among MDA's chief efforts was the annual telethon event, a tradition that ended on May 1, 2015. When was the first of these historic events held?


MDA is the largest source of funding for neuromuscular disease research outside of the federal government—what funding milestone has the organization committed to this effort since its founding?


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