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MDA Muscle Walk 2013

Ryan's goal was $1000 he raised $400!!  The local MDA community goal was 150,000.00 and (drum roll...) $200,000.00 was raised!  Congratulations to everyone who participated!!  Word on the street is that Wheelz gave a flawless musical performance and passed out a whole 'lotta business cards!  See more pictures from this magical day in the NEWS [...]

September 20th, 2016|News|

Wheelz Biography 2015

Wheelz (a.k.a. Ryan Schmidt) was born in Austin, Texas in December 1991 and has been destined to change the lives of those he touches since day number one. Backed by a Mother who inspires, a Father who plays rock-n-roll, and a family of loved ones that support his every move, Wheelz has chosen the path [...]

November 5th, 2015|News|

For You (Yes, YOU!)

Dear Fans, I wanted to send a message to say Thank You for your support! Some of you support me by visiting this website, coming to Ryan’s Day, sharing posts on facebook, & commenting to keep the message going. Encourage others and be an Inspiration to the world. Stay positive and never lose hope... My [...]

November 5th, 2015|Wheelz Blog|

Donate To TEAM WHEELZ! MDA Muscle Walk 2015

Here's the link, friends! http://www2.mda.org/site/TR/Walk/General?team_id=56884&pg=team&fr_id=15839  

February 16th, 2015|News|

Moms, Regulators, Biotech Startups, and the Battle Over a Potentially Life-Saving Drug

By Paul M. Barrett October 30, 2014 - Published via Bloomberg Business The 2014 World Cup elevated soccer to the top of Aidan Leffler’s roster of obsessions, rivaled only by endangered big cats—especially jaguars, “the coolest”—and Star Wars spaceships. In recognition of his new interest, he’s set up a miniature soccer field with 4-foot-wide goals in [...]

February 16th, 2015|Wheelz Blog|

C’mon! Become a Volunteer For The 7th Annual Ryan’s Day!

Below is a list of opportunities to participate in 7th Annual Ryan’s Day: Greeters Raffle Ticket Sales Auction Assistance General Event Assistance Gathering funds, Auction/Raffle Items, Giveaways Help Setting up/Breaking down Photographers, Videographers, Bloggers Feeling moved to volunteer? E-mail Ryan directly & let him know: youngwheels@gmail.com    

February 16th, 2015|Ryan's Day, Ryan’s Day|

UPDATE: DMD: Encouraging Results for SMT C1100!

Great News! A phase 1b trial of a drug designed to increase utrophin protein levels in Duchenne MD-affected muscles, appears safe and may have muscle-protective effects.   Article Highlights: SMT C1100, an experimental drug designed to treat Duchenne and possibly Becker MD by raising utrophin protein levels in mature muscles, has shown encouraging results in [...]

October 13th, 2014|Wheelz Blog|


MDA-Supported Summit reports positive data on its Utrophin Modulation Program for the treatment of DMD Summit PLC, developer of experimental Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug SMT C1100, announced additional encouraging findings regarding this drug's apparent effects on DMD-affected muscles. In an October 8, 2014 press release, Summit reported: C1100 was safe and well tolerated at all doses [...]

October 10th, 2014|Wheelz Blog|

Ryan’s Day 5!

August 27th, 2014|Ryan's Day, Ryan’s Day|

1st “Inspiration On Wheelz” and MDA Golf Benefit: SUCCESS!

We’d love to express a special thank you to everyone, especially our wonderful team of volunteers, who supported our very first golf benefit for ”Inspiration On Wheelz” & MDA.  We aised a lot of money for boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy! 1st Annual “Inspiration On Wheelz” and MDA Golf Benefit

August 27th, 2014|News|