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Singer Raises DM Awareness with Album Launch


Acclaimed musician Eric Hutchinson is using his new album to support Care and a Cure. Click here to read his inspiring family story, and get free tickets to his upcoming concert in San Francisco, CA.

Last Call for the 2016 MDF Annual Conference


Register now to save; rates go up starting at midnight August 26th. This is your chance to learn disease management strategies, connect with community members and get the latest scientific updates from DM professionals.

Grandparents: Share the Joy!


Are you a proud grandparent? Or are you grateful for a grandparent? Grandparents’ Day is September 11, and we want to share your stories and photos online to show the very special role grandparents play in our community. Contact Jessica Powers to participate, and click here to see what others have shared.
 

Research Fellow Profile: Dr. Benjamin Gallais


We spoke with Research Fellow Benjamin Gallais about the study he is conducting on cognition and central nervous system involvement in DM1. Read the interview here.

Research Update from U. of Florida


The Center for NeuroGenetics at the University of Florida is advancing our understanding of neurological diseases like DM. Click here to watch a video of their recent Community Focus Symposium with presentations from researchers and faculty on their work.

New Grants Awarded


MDF and the Wyck Foundation have partnered to award new grants to advance DM research, funding the development of a new DM1 mouse model and the creation of a cell line library for DM1 and DM2. Click here for more information on these important research projects.
 

Upcoming Support Group Meetings:
8/27 - Washington, DC
8/27 - Switzerland
9/06 - Ottawa, CA
9/09 - Albuquerque, NM
9/11 - Richmond, VA
9/21 - Portland, OR

Upcoming Events:
8/31 - Hill Day Training Webinar
9/07 - PFDD Meeting Preparation Webinar
9/15 - 9/172016 MDF Annual Conference
 
Dr. Todd Goodglick is an expert in ophthalmological symptoms in DM. Click here to view his video on common symptoms and how to address them. 

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