CMT North American Database

Individuals with CMT are encouraged to participate in a new international database

posted on July 1, 2011 - 3:40pm
The field of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) research is expanding, and people with the disease can help move it forward. Discovery of the complicated genetics underlying CMT has made it clear that more studies are needed to correlate the progression, symptoms and outward manifestations of the disease with its specific genetic type.
posted on April 1, 2009 - 12:26pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2
Story includes research items about: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, congenital muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD), type 1 myotonic muscular dystrophy, and spinal muscular atrophy - including, type 3 SMA and spinal-bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA, Kennedy disease).

Should you sign up with a research registry about your disease?

posted on November 1, 2006 - 1:42pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 6
It seems as if everybody wants information about you these days. Try to get that rebate the salesman promised on your new computer, and the company wants to know how old you are, how much money you make and whether you went to college. Phone surveys want to know what you think of your congressional representative, whether you’re planning to sell your house and what radio stations you listen to.