Gainesville, GA - May 23, 2017
It's estimated that approximately 13 percent of DMD patients potentially may be eligible for treatment right away. This advancement is one of the outcomes Mansfield has been working towards with the Muscular Dystrophy Association over the last three decades.
"Mansfield is excited to be a part of the continuous progress MDA is making with its investment in research and clinical trials to help find cures for muscular diseases," said Mansfield Oil Company President Blake Young. "The FDA's approval of this treatment is a tremendous advancement," he added.
This announcement is a huge step for MDA. It brings with it a renewed sense of urgency and purpose across the organization.
"We are honored to stand shoulder to shoulder with all of the Mansfield team members, both present and past, who have helped make the [DMD treatment approval] a reality," said Meg Hodges, Chief Executive for MDA's Southeastern States.
Mansfield is extremely appreciative of the many participants of the annual Mansfield Golf Classic for who have helped generate more than $5.9 million dollars we've contributed to MDA's mission. We are all to be commended for supporting MDA in the fight against horrible muscle diseases, and the ongoing work to finding cures for all of them.
Proceeds from the Annual Mansfield Golf Classic are donated to MDA to fund research, clinical trials, support services, and independence programs for families affected by Muscular Dystrophy and related diseases. For more information about this event, visit www.mansfieldgolfclassic.com.
About Mansfield Energy Corp:
For 60 years Mansfield has been creatively solving commercial, industrial, and municipal customers’ most demanding energy procurement, supply, and logistics challenges. Today, the company provides energy commodities and related services to 6,000 customers in 18,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. The company’s expertise covers a broad range of transportation and facilities energy from traditional petroleum products, CNG, renewable fuels, and specialty chemicals to power and natural gas. Mansfield employees are committed to their customers’ success, abiding by five core principles - Integrity, Excellence, Conscientiousness, Innovation, and Personal Service. The company is headquartered in Gainesville, GA (just north of Atlanta) with regional operations centers located in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Bloomington, MN, and Calgary, Alberta Canada.
For more information about Mansfield, call 800-695-6626, or visit our website at http://mansfield.energy.