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Genevieve Gourdon myotonic dystrophy research
04/23/2015 - 1:24pm

French geneticist Dr. Geneviève Gourdon has developed mouse models to study the mechanisms responsible for DM's genetic repeat, and possible ways to combat the damage this repeat causes.

04/23/2015 - 10:00am

Researchers at the University of Florida, led by Dr. Tetsuo Ashizawa, recently published a study in which they developed a strategy for DM1 stem cell therapy involving gene modification.

03/25/2015 - 3:17pm

More than 100 members of our community accepted MDF’s invitation this month to participate in an online Community Survey about when, how and how often you like to hear from us. As a result, we have new intelligence that will help us make what you see and read in the MDF Dispatch (electronic newsletter), website and on Facebook even more useful.

03/25/2015 - 11:40am

Researchers and medical professionals from Europe, Canada and the USA gathered recently for a workshop in Europe to identify the main respiratory issues and best respiratory treatments for people with DM.

03/24/2015 - 2:28pm

Dr. Sharon Hesterlee reports back on MDF's involvement with the Muscular Dystrophy Coordinating Committee.