2018 Russ Salzberg Champion of Hope Award: Dr. Michio Hirano

Earlier this week, Dr. Michio Hirano was honored with the Russ Salzberg Champion of Hope Award at the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) of New York’s 2018 Muscle Team Gala.  Named after the legendary New York sportscaster and tireless advocate for the MDA, the Salzberg award is presented to an individual who has inspired Russ’ indefatigable commitment to the MDA.  A video describing Dr. Hirano’s longstanding commitment to the MDA, in terms of both his research and his personal involvement in activities including the MDA Summer Camp, where kids with muscular dystrophy and related diseases “can live beyond limits,” was shown at the event.