Navigation Links
Sanford-Brown Institute - Iselin Raises $11,000 for Ryan's Quest
Date:8/29/2008

First Walkathon to Benefit Muscular Dystrophy Research

Iselin, NJ (PRWEB) August 29, 2008 -- Students, faculty and staff from http://www.sbinj.com [Sanford-Brown Iselin] (SBI), in New Jersey, raised $11,000 for muscular dystrophy research in a first-ever walkathon, last week. Proceeds from the event are in support of local non-profit www.ryansquest.org [Ryan's Quest]. The all-volunteer event was attended by more than 100 walkers, representatives from the local business community and three-year old Ryan Schultz, Ryan's Quest namesake.

"Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a devastating genetic disorder," said Dennis Mascali, president. "Our students, faculty and staff recognized that they could help build awareness and they put a plan in place and carried it through. I am so proud of their accomplishments."

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is the most common lethal genetic disorder diagnosed during early childhood, affecting one out of every 3,500 boys. It is a progressive muscle disorder that causes the loss of muscle function and independence. Typically, boys affected by DMD will lose their ability to walk between the ages of 8 and 14, require respiratory support by their late teens and survive only into their 20s. To date, there is no cure.

Ryan's Quest is a non-profit organization that was founded by David and Maria Schultz after learning of their two-year old son's recent diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. "The sole purpose of organization is to raise awareness and funding for research that has the greatest promise of saving Ryan and other boys with DMD," said David Schultz. "We can't do that alone. The Sanford-Brown team was a great partner and we appreciate their leadership."

About Sanford-Brown Institute - Iselin
Sanford-Brown Institute - Iselin has offered quality career-focused programs to help motivated students advance in their personal and professional goals since 1984, first as the Ultrasound Diagnostic School and now as a member of the Sanford-Brown Institute network of campuses. Programs vary by location. Sanford-Brown Institute - Iselin, a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools, is located at 675 US Route 1, 2nd Floor, in Iselin. For more information call (732) 623-5740 or go to http://www.sbinj.com.

About Ryan's Quest
Hope is the inspiration for Ryan's Quest. Founded by Hamilton, NJ, residents and parents David and Maria Schultz, the sole purpose of the non-profit organization is to raise awareness and funding for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research. For more information, go to www.ryansquest.org or email ryansquest @ optonline.net.

For information contact:
AnnMarie Rega
Sanford-Brown Institute Iselin
(732) 623 5787
arega @ uds-nj.com

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Sanford-Brown-Iselin/Ryans-Quest/prweb1265114.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Sanford-Brown College Students Help in Missouri Flood Relief
2. Pioneering Neurosciences Institute Sets Date for Dedication of New Facility and First-Ever International Forum on Memory and Memory Disorders
3. Medical Records Institute Unveils Platform for Studying Cell Phone Applications in Healthcare
4. Scripps Translational Science Institute Contributes to Discovery of Predisposition Gene for Childhood Cancer
5. Reeve Foundation Recruits Distinguished Stem-Cell Neurobiologist - The Salk Institutes Samuel L. Pfaff, Ph.D. - to its International Research Consortium
6. Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. Davids Medical Center First in the Nation to Use a New Generation of Medical Robots for Complex Electrophysiology Mapping Procedures
7. Roskamp Institutes Associate Clinic Director Named Chairperson of the Alzheimers Disease Initiative Advisory Committee
8. PathNet Esoteric Laboratory Institute Main Laboratory Receives Accreditation From College of American Pathologists
9. Temple, Fox Chase and Geisinger create Keystone Institute for Translational Medicine
10. Senator Bob Dole to Hold Landmark Health Care Forum at Dole Institute of Politics in Kansas
11. BCBSA: Time Is Right for Comparative Effectiveness Research Institute
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Sanford-Brown Institute - Iselin Raises $11,000 for Ryan's Quest 
(Date:5/27/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2017 , ... Hate visiting the dentist? You should ... you'll need to take care of your teeth at home. Here are some dental tips ... after meals. Keep a small toothbrush in your work desk or a locker at school ...
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Most us are familiar with the sound of occasional popping ... Osteoarthritis Initiative shows that certain people who experience consistent joint popping, grating and ... doctors the opportunity to treat patients before the problem becomes pronounced, potentially hedging off ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... at Boston CEO 2017 on May 30th and 31st at The Four Seasons ... for leading executives in the life sciences, offering exclusive access to key decision ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... of the CareFusion NOX-T3 portable sleep monitor with its Somnoware Sleep Device Interface ... browser-based interface for diagnostic device operations. With this platform, initializing devices and importing ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... via seating is proud to partner ... chair specifically designed for clinical areas. Genie Copper Mesh is a crossover chair ... to provide customers with a game changing chair that is affordably priced,” Chas ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/9/2017)... 9, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ... today announced it has earned a spot on ... The Company was ranked among 500 U.S. employers as ... Healthcare Equipment and Services. The annual ... anonymous, independent survey of over 30,000 employees across 25 ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... , May 9, 2017  Oramed Pharmaceuticals ... ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the ... that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has granted ... Oral Administration of Exenatide". The patent covers Oramed,s ... GLP-1 is an incretin hormone that ...
(Date:5/8/2017)... , May 8, 2017 MACRA replaces ... from fee for service reimbursement. Black Book Research crowdsource-surveyed ... 1.       The Market for MIPS Compliance Technology ... of physician practices with 3 or more clinicians seek ... by Q4. "Given the magnitude of the changes, the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: