Professor Darren Monckton of the University of Glasgow in Scotland has been fascinated by genetics since very early in his career. Today he heads up a major genetic disease research group focused largely on understanding the relationship between DM's underlying genetics and symptoms in families and individuals.
The MDF 3.0 Roadmap is available for your review. MDF has pledged our resources to a number of significant aimed at accelerating Care and a Cure for the next three years.
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.
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.