Researchers at the University of Virginia recently published a paper describing a biological pathway they believe may be responsible for muscle degeneration in DM1.
MDF has released a Request for Applications for a study to determine how common the DM1 and DM2 mutations are in the general population.
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.
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.
February is American Heart Month, and MDF has partnered with Drs. Katharine Hagerman and Marianne Goodwin to highlight important research on cardiac issues in myotonic dystrophy for our readers