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07/25/2016 - 12:55pm

MDF and the Wyck Foundation jointly announce the funding of two new research projects. The projects address critical gaps in research infrastructure and clinical trial readiness and will increase understanding of the progression of DM, and provide measures to evaluate disease progression and the efficacy of candidate therapeutics.

07/13/2016 - 10:33am

The Jensen family hosts an incredible crawfish boil each summer to support Care and a Cure. This year’s boil was bigger than ever with San Diego Harley-Davidson as a partner. To date, this event has raised nearly $100,000! Read more here.

07/13/2016 - 10:07am

“Participating in a research study will help the greater good, and I’m hoping one may help me too,” says Caroline Easterling about why she participates in DM research. Read on for Caroline’s advice for participants.

06/30/2016 - 10:27am

MDF recently participated in a European Union workshop to plan a network for research and care in DM1. We constructively contributed to the workshop, while emphasizing the international activities that MDF already has underway and the need for coordinated efforts as the only path forward to improve the quality of life and availability of treatments for those living with DM.

06/30/2016 - 10:24am

Our Staff recently attended the annual BIO convention, the meeting and partnering place for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. BIO is about opportunities—opportunities for learning and working together to foster new drug development. MDF engaged key industry leaders in discussions of therapy development in DM, exchanging information on existing DM drug discovery and development, as well as opportunities for launching new DM programs.

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