A number of community members have asked MDF why the Foundation is not listed on the Charity Navigator (CN) website with a ranking on our financial stability and use of funds. The requirement that our community members join CN and provide their personal data is something we are unwilling to ask the MDF community to do.
Margaret Czajka has written a moving story written about her family’s struggle to find a diagnosis and navigate life with a neuromuscular disease in Poland.
A new literature review suggests meta-analysis of cognitive studies in DM1 is both feasible and can inform understanding of disease mechanisms and patient management.
It would be easy to conclude that insulin resistance and diabetes in myotonic dystrophy is a product of mis-splicing of INSR transcripts—but is that the full story?
Toxic RNA-mediated mis-splicing and Repeat-Associated Non-AUG (RAN) translation proteins are impacted by free MBNL1 levels and contribute towards CNS pathogenesis in DM2.