Dr. John Day welcomed more than 100 people to the Stanford University School of Medicine's first annual California Myotonic Dystrophy Information Meeting on February 1, 2014.
MDF has partnered with Dr. Nick Johnson, assistant professor of neurology at the University of Utah and MDF Fund A Fellow grant recipient, to collect data on how the lives of women with DM are affected during and after pregnancy.
To support our commitment to DM research, MDF awards fellowship grants to postdoctoral researchers as part of our annual Fund-A-Fellow (FAF) program. We recently caught up with one of our current grant recipients, Dr. Nicholas Johnson, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Utah.
Dr. Danielle Sheypuk, a licensed psychologist in New York, NY, was the presenter for our most recent webinar—the last for 2013— titled “Coping with Depression Associated with Having a Chronic Health Condition.”
At the 2013 MDF conference, Dr. Tom Cooper of Baylor College of Medicine presented a summary of the ninth meeting of the International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium (IDMC).