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02/13/2017 - 4:16pm

MDF's youngest fundraiser? Six-year-old Asher Adleberg! The MDF community has done an amazing job of hosting parties, golf tournaments, crawfish boils, foot races and other events to support Care and a Cure for DM. We have some amazing stories to share, and some fun upcoming events you might want to put on your calendar.

 

02/02/2017 - 2:54pm

When Dr. Thurman Wheeler was a resident in neurology, he remembers a senior physician telling him that myotonic dystrophy would probably be one of the most difficult diseases to treat because it involves so many body systems.

02/02/2017 - 2:24pm

Sleep studies are indicated for DM1 patients with disrupted sleep or daytime sleepiness in order to direct selection of the optimal treatment regimen.

02/02/2017 - 2:17pm

A new clinical trial planning grant initiative from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) provides opportunities to develop an evidentiary basis for the consensus-driven clinical care recommendations currently under development at MDF for DM1.

02/02/2017 - 2:07pm

Studies of AMPK/mTORC1 signaling in DM1 identify novel therapeutic targets for DM, and may offer an opportunity to repurpose approved drugs for both muscle and cognitive symptoms.

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