The American Academy of Neurology published recommendations for the care of people with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and related disorders; MDA has endorsed the new guideline.
posted on October 29, 2014 - 9:23am
How the Recommendations Were Rated
Recommendations for diagnostic procedures or care were rated by the AAN panel according to the strength of the recommendation. The AAN uses the following rating scale:
Longtime MDA research grantee honored for work in LGMD gene therapy
posted on October 17, 2011 - 3:00am
A team headed by neurologist Jerry Mendell, a longtime MDA research grantee and director of the MDA Clinic at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, has received the prestigious Annals of Neurology prize for an outstanding contribution to clinical neuroscience.
News about research in congenital myasthenic syndromes, Duchenne and limb-girdle muscular dystrophies, Pompe disease and induced pluripotent stem cells
posted on February 25, 2011 - 2:34pm
Congenital myasthenic syndromes
A multinational team of scientists has identified mutations in the gene for glutamine-fructose-6-phosphate transaminase 1 (GFPT1) as responsible for some forms of a congenital myasthenic syndrome (CMS).