Kennedy's Disease Association

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The KDA's mission is to inform, support, educate, fund research, and find a cure for Kennedy's Disease 

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Kennedy’s Disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy) is an adult-onset “X” linked inherited disease with symptoms usually beginning to appear between the ages of 30 and 50.

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The Kennedy’s Disease Association has worked to educate others about this lesser-known disease and to support clinical research efforts.

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It takes an enormous amount of money to fund research…more than any of us can afford alone, but together, we are capable of great accomplishments.

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It is passed on from generation to generation in families worldwide. Males generally inherit the disease symptoms and females are the carriers.

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  • SBMA Patients are More Likely to be Affected by Metabolic Disorders, Heart and Liver Disease. To view the study, click here.


  • New kennedy's Disease Research - Muscle and not neuronal biomarkers correlate with severity in spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy. To learn more, click here


  • Efficacy and safety of leuprorelin acetate for subjects with spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy: pooled analyses of two randomized-controlled trials. To learn more, click here.


  • The NIH (National Institutes of Health) is collecting DNA samples for a KD study. They are looking for genetic markers that impact the progression of KD and our quality of life. If you have been diagnosed with Kennedy's Disease, please contact Angela Kokkinis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and she will send you a saliva collection kit.


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