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For Professionals

MDF is committed to helping advance research and therapies. Efforts include:

  • Supporting up-and-coming postdoctoral fellowships to expand the research base;
  • Launching and managing the Myotonic Dystrophy Family Registry;
  • Investing in target identification and drug screening;
  • Supporting a robust clinical research network to increase the efficiency of testing new drug candidates;
  • Determining the true prevalence of the DM mutation in the population and documenting the socio-economic burden of the disease.

MDF also offers the following resources for myotonic dystrophy professionals:


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