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May 8, 2018

MDF updates information on the Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program first described in the April Research News.

May 8, 2018

NINDS has a strong program to support preclinical therapy development and has released three additional initiatives to support work in academia or industry.

May 8, 2018

Intronic GC-rich microsatellite expansions are common in neurological disorders and act to trigger the intronic retention that underlies disease pathogenesis.

May 8, 2018

Methodology is reported for robust and reliable quantification of mutant and abberantly spliced RNA in cells from DM patients.

May 3, 2018

Some of you may have watched the news show, 60 Minutes, on April 29th. The 60 Minutes piece of interest to everyone with an inherited disease, like DM, was titled: “CRISPR: The Gene-Editing Tool Revolutionizing Biomedical Research”.

May 3, 2018

When cardiologist Dr. William J. Groh examined a young woman with an arrhythmia in 1995, he thought it was unusual. She did not have known heart disease or heart failure that would normally be associated with a serious heart rhythm disturbance. What she did have, though, was myotonic dystrophy (DM).

April 10, 2018

Human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes recapitulate some features of the DM1 heart.

April 9, 2018

The Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program now accepts grant applications for research on myotonic dystrophy.

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