Digital Academy

John Day, MD, PhD, of Stanford University (presentation); Jacinda Sampson, MD, PhD, of Columbia University (presentation); and Carolyn Valek, certified patient advocate (presentation), discuss becoming your own healthcare advocate and educating your doctors about your own health needs.

Frank Bennett, PhD, of Isis Pharmaceuticals, gives an update on the DMPK-RX clinical trial.

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Cynthia Gagnon, PhD, OT, of the Université de Sherbrooke, discusses ways to modify daily living activities to best benefit those living with DM.

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Ben Gallais, PhD, of Université de Sherbrooke, and Sarah Tighe, MD, of the University of Iowa, discuss common emotional health problems often associated with chronic illnesses such as myotonic dystrophy and how to address these symptoms.

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MDF Fellows Ayal Hendel, PhD, Stanford University (presentation); Suzanne Rzuczek, PhD, Scripps Research Institute of Florida (presentation); Eric Wang, PhD, MIT (presentation); and Yao Yao, PhD, Rockefeller University (presentation); discuss their current research and where the future of DM science is heading.

Moderated by John Day, MD, PhD, Stanford University; and Charles Thorton, MD, University of Rochester.

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