Year: 2023

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CMT2A: a new big step towards the treatment

Let’s close the year with some great news. The study carried out by Dr Rizzo, with the team directed by Prof.ssa Corti of the Dino Ferrari Centre/University of Milan, has been published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Life Science. That scientific study represents an important advance for our research

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1st European Conference of CMT

The CMT (also known as HMSN) was first described 140 years ago by French professor Jean-Martin Charcot, along with his student Pierre Marie de l’Hôpital de la Salpêtrière in Paris and Howard Henry Tooth. Charcot Marie Tooth is a rare disease, but not much. It affects 1 person per 2500

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What is CMT2A – Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2A

What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease? Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is a group of rare genetic disorders that affect the peripheral nerves, which are responsible for transmitting signals between the brain and the rest of the body, including the arms, hands, legs, and feet.1-3  CMT is characterized by muscle weakness and wasting, particularly

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Nereo Bresolin and the contemporary neuroscience

Last September 12, Dino Ferrari Center we invited us to take part in the Conference: Nereo Bresolin and the contemporary neuroscience held in the beautiful Napoleonic Hall of the University of Milan in the presence of the Magnificent Rector Prof. Elio Franzini. It was a meeting full of high-level scientific

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Charcot Marie Tooth association

Welcome CMTA

We are glad to announce that the US association CMTA joined the European CMT Federation as Associate Member. The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association is the leading patient advocacy organization driving CMT research. Its mission is to develop treatments and a cure for the 3 million people worldwide who live with the disease

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Time to be creative with Charcot Marie Tooth

 Get inspired by your CMT experience and create your own quote! On the Rare Disease Day, we are running the international Talk CMT competition: what we are looking for are original phrases to print on socks. The competition has been created by European CMT Federation and Socking Clumsy in collaboration with the Instagram Talk-CMT page.  Socking Clumsy

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Following the rhythm of the seasons for our CMT diet

Nature gives us different products every season. Eating what it is offering us, without the need of any artifice, means having a diet that changes from month to month, in harmony with the natural rhythms and needs of our body. In the summer, when the weather is hot, consuming foods rich in water and in

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