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10/11/2016 - 12:57pm

A recent publication suggests that the DM field may be on the cusp of having a critically important molecular biomarker to facilitate decision-making in early-stage clinical trials.

09/26/2016 - 12:49pm

For the first time, the 2016 MDF Annual Conference included a closed, professionals-only track focused on providing updates on basic scientific discovery and efforts focused on therapy development. 

09/22/2016 - 11:46am

New studies in mouse models show that constitutive or acquired loss of Dmpk has no effects on skeletal or cardiac muscle function.

09/22/2016 - 11:33am

Since DM1-related loss of muscle mass confounds a common biomarker of kidney dysfunction, creatinine levels, serum cystatin C provides a superior measure of renal dysfunction for both patient management and clinical trials.

 

09/22/2016 - 11:24am

A recent study corroborated increased susceptibility to cancer in DM1, for women in particular, and linked the elevated risk to depressed levels of a tumor suppressor microRNA (miRNA). 

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