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August 15, 2017

Learn more about Dr. Ami Mankodi, principal investigator at the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Mankodi has been involved in research that has helped shape a fundamental biologic and molecular understanding of myotonic dystrophy (DM).

August 14, 2017

A novel redirection of CRISPR/Cas9 technology addresses toxic RNA, rather than the genome, as a potential therapy for DM1 and DM2.

August 11, 2017

Understanding cardiac and other DM risk factors and planning for the known complications of DM that may affect you can help protect and maintain your quality of life and that of your loved ones.

August 7, 2017

A new study points to the timing of MBNL-dependent RNA processing defects as a major factor in the pathogenesis of CDM.

August 7, 2017

Although fatigue represents a substantial burden in DM1, tools must be validated to assess its diverse contributing factors in order to develop clinical trial endpoints and effective therapies.

July 18, 2017

Learn about the Laue family and their connection to myotonic dystrophy.

July 14, 2017

In June of this year, MDF initiated a new program called “MDF DM Days” to bring together clinicians, researchers and myotonic dystrophy (DM) family members, and provide close-to-home access to educational sessions.

July 13, 2017

MDF and the International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium (IDMC) Will Co-host a Workshop on CNS Endpoints for DM Clinical Trials - Add Your Voice

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