Several scientists have published the results of important DM research. Dr. Katharine Hagerman, PhD, Research Assistant at Stanford University, has provided MDF with lay summaries of some of this research.
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has initiated a Phase I/II trial for ISIS-DMPKrx in patients affected by myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1).
Dr. Tetsuo Ashizawa, MD, has focused his career on the search for DM treatments and care for those affected. His multi-disciplinary, patient-centric approach to care moves DM research out of the lab and into his clinic at the University of Florida.
Dr. John Vissing and his colleagues at the University of Copenhagen recently tracked a group of 68 adults with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1), measuring their endocrine function change over 8 years.
New research on the impact of the mother's age on congenitally affected offspring.