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11/14/2016 - 12:09pm

​Throughout the year MDF has dispatched members of the team to local events around the country to raise disease visibility and distribute resources. Here is a recap of the different events we have attended so far this year.

11/14/2016 - 10:01am

MDF is celebrating a milestone anniversary: Ten years of driving Care and a Cure for myotonic dystrophy via programs that now serve more than 10,000 patients and family members per year in 62 countries.

11/09/2016 - 2:30pm

In a recent study by Dr. Richard Moxley, III, MD, and colleagues at the University of Rochester, researchers assessed disease manifestations and adherence to medications for DM1 and DM2 patients. The study was motivated in part by the fact that DM patients need to take multiple prescriptions to manage disease symptoms associated with a number of different body systems.

11/07/2016 - 9:08am

Laura Renna, Ph.D., thinks there may be more to the insulin resistance story in myotonic dystrophy than abnormal insulin receptor splicing. She intends to probe the question by testing three insulin mimetics in cells taken from DM patients and age-matched controls.

11/07/2016 - 8:44am

The 11th meeting of the International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium (IDMC-11), and the 2017 MDF Annual Conference will be held in San Francisco, CA, September 5-9, 2017.

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