In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, and to celebrate the many critically important caregivers in the MDF community, we’ve taken a look at the status of caregiving today.
MDF has released a Request for Applications for a study to determine how common the DM1 and DM2 mutations are in the general population.
February is American Heart Month, and MDF has partnered with Drs. Katharine Hagerman and Marianne Goodwin to highlight important research on cardiac issues in myotonic dystrophy for our readers
Several scientists have published the results of important DM research. Dr. Katharine Hagerman, PhD, Research Assistant at Stanford University, has provided MDF with lay summaries of some of this research.
Researchers from Dr. Matthew Disney's lab at the Scripps Research Institute of Florida recently published an article describing a new chemical they designed to inhibit the unhealthy repeat-containing RNA molecule seen in DM2.