Critical Biomarker Development for CMT Receives $1 Million Boost from MDA

The Muscular Dystrophy Association recently awarded an MDA human clinical trial grant for the development of a critical biomarker for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) to Mary M. Reilly, professor of clinical neurology and consultant neurologist, UCL Institute of Neurology and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. The investment, totaling $1 million over three years, will . . .

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13 New MDA Grants Totaling $2.6 Million Push for More Progress

MDA has announced the award of 13 new grants totaling $2.6 million as part of its continued commitment to finding treatments and cures for the diseases in its program. Each of the 13 new grants funds a project that aims to increase our understanding of the causes or underlying mechanisms of neuromuscular disease or potential . . .

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What is the Latest in DMD Research?


Since 1986, when MDA-funded researchers identified the gene that, when flawed, leads to Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), scientists have been actively pursuing treatments and cures. In the past 12 months, MDA has awarded research grants to the following individuals who are building on the strong foundation of previous research and discovery to better understand — and someday cure — the diseases.

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