The aim of the Defeat MSA: Joseph G. Fortier Foundation for Multiple System Atrophy is to receive and administer funds:
- To develop effective treatments to combat the debilitating effects of MSA.
- To foster promising research in an effort to slow the progress of MSA.
- To nurture collaborative studies into the underlying causes of MSA.
- To raise awareness, understanding and sharing the life-stories of those who live with MSA.