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02/02/2017 - 2:54pm

When Dr. Thurman Wheeler was a resident in neurology, he remembers a senior physician telling him that myotonic dystrophy would probably be one of the most difficult diseases to treat because it involves so many body systems.

02/02/2017 - 2:07pm

Studies of AMPK/mTORC1 signaling in DM1 identify novel therapeutic targets for DM, and may offer an opportunity to repurpose approved drugs for both muscle and cognitive symptoms.

09/22/2016 - 11:33am

Since DM1-related loss of muscle mass confounds a common biomarker of kidney dysfunction, creatinine levels, serum cystatin C provides a superior measure of renal dysfunction for both patient management and clinical trials.

 

09/22/2016 - 11:24am

A recent study corroborated increased susceptibility to cancer in DM1, for women in particular, and linked the elevated risk to depressed levels of a tumor suppressor microRNA (miRNA). 

08/19/2016 - 3:15pm

Acclaimed musician Eric Hutchinson is using his new album to support Care and a Cure. Read his inspiring family story.

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