Daily activities and social participation are assessed in a longitudinal study of DM1.
Dr. Melissa Dixon at the University of Utah Department of Pediatrics is conducting a study to learn more about how congenital myotonic dystrophy (CDM) and childhood-onset myotonic dystrophy affect thinking, memory, attention, brain function, and how these processes change over time.
A new longitudinal study focuses on CNS function in congenital and childhood DM1.
A novel genome editing strategy removes expanded CUG repeats in DMPK transcripts.
DTI detects specific changes in the corticospinal tract, reflecting cortical gray matter volume reductions linked to DM1 motor function deficits.