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12/09/2014 - 3:36pm

Dr. Tetsuo Ashizawa, MD, has focused his career on the search for DM treatments and care for those affected. His multi-disciplinary, patient-centric approach to care moves DM research out of the lab and into his clinic at the University of Florida.

11/20/2014 - 12:00am

Thanks to our community volunteers, 2014 was a great year for MDF! In addition to launching the Medical School Roadshow and Dash & Dine for DM programs, nearly $80,000 was raised by grassroots fundraising. We also grew our support group program to cover 13 US states and 1 Canadian province, with 4 new support groups currently in development!

11/05/2014 - 3:04pm

Each year just before the holidays, we reach out to our community to ask for your support. Your contributions help us continue our efforts to find care and a cure for DM. Read our annual appeal to see what's on the horizon for 2015!

10/22/2014 - 12:56pm

This year’s oversold conference, held last month in Washington, DC, was arguably the most successful conference to date with unparalleled participation from researchers, industry and federal agency representatives and a number of programmatic “firsts.” 

10/16/2014 - 3:36pm

Dr. John Vissing and his colleagues at the University of Copenhagen recently tracked a group of 68 adults with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1), measuring their endocrine function change over 8 years.

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