Hereditary Neuropathy w/ Liability to Pressure Palsy - HNPP (PMP-22)

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?

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

Investigators from Wayne State University found that five genetic subtypes of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease accounted for more than 99 percent of diagnoses

posted on April 15, 2010 - 3:36pm
Editor's note: This story was updated Feb. 4, 2011, to reflect the availability of a paper and editorial on this subject in Annals of Neurology. Results of genetic testing done at Wayne State University in Detroit of more than 1,000 people suspected of having Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease were presented by MDA grantee Michael Shy and colleagues April 14, 2010, at the annual meeting of the...