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09/23/2015 - 3:14pm

Every year, the MDF Conference provides a friendly, welcoming place for people with DM to learn from one another and hear from an incredibly diverse array of scientists, researchers, advocates and community members with one thing in common: a belief that every person with DM deserves a high quality of life, and that learning from each other strengthens us all.

Dr. Hinman with Dr. Andy Berglund
09/10/2015 - 2:07pm

Although up to 25% of people with myotonic dystrophy report that gastrointestinal symptoms are their most troubling issue, we still understand little about their cause. MDF Fellow Dr. Melissa Hinman at the University of Oregon is tackling this issue with Dr. Andy Berglund of the University of Florida using zebrafish models.

09/10/2015 - 11:31am

MDF Chief Science Officer Sharon Hesterlee shares her initial thoughts on the newly-released FDA draft guidance for industry on drug development for rare diseases.

09/09/2015 - 2:45pm

MDF is excited to announce the expansion of our team! In the past six months, both our staff and Scientific Advisory Committee have grown in order to better serve our community with relevant programs, cutting-edge research, and increased visibility for DM.

09/09/2015 - 2:20pm

MDF's inaugural Family Day, a day dedicated solely to the pursuit of leisure and sunshine for local members of our community, took place recently in San Francisco.


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