Welander’s Distal Myopathy - WDM1

Stanford University is collecting samples of blood, muscle and other tissues from people with neuromuscular disorders for use in research

posted on January 7, 2015 - 12:06pm
Ever wondered how someone with a neuromuscular disorder in his or her family might contribute to research efforts in this field?

Eteplirsen-treated boys with DMD who could perform the six-minute walk test showed continued stability in walking distance at week 120 of a phase 2b trial

posted on January 15, 2014 - 3:50pm
Update (Jan. 16, 2014): Read Eteplirsen Data Still Strong: Treated Boys with DMD Stable at 120 Weeks for a recap of Sarepta's Jan. 15 presentation.

Research items about Friedreich's ataxia, myasthenia gravis, mitochondrial myopathies, type 1 myotonic dystrophy, gene therapy and gene modification

posted on July 7, 2011 - 10:28am
Edison drugs target FA, mitochondrial diseases

Scientists have identified a protein cluster that patches damaged muscle-fiber membranes in muscular dystrophy.

posted on June 18, 2009 - 5:00pm
Scientists in the United States and Japan have identified a three-protein cluster that reseals damaged muscle-fiber membranes. The findings, published June 5, 2009, in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, could have implications for development of treatments for muscular dystrophies. The Muscle-Fiber Membrane