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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.

01/24/2017 - 5:22pm

2016 was a banner year for the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation. We completed our 10th year driving Care and a Cure for people and families living with DM, wrapped up year 2 of a 3-year, $5M drug development acceleration effort and oversaw the largest expansion of our Care programming and resources ever. 

01/11/2017 - 4:04pm

MDF is excited to participate in Rare Disease Day 2017, an annual event that takes place on the last day of February to raise awareness of rare diseases among policy makers, the scientific community and the general public.

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