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Neuromuscular Diseases’ Day: GMN 2024

The Seventh Day of Neuromuscular Diseases – GMN 2024- will be held on April 13, 2024. The event will take place simultaneously in 19 Italian cities linked to the most important centers for the study of neuromuscular diseases: Ancona, Bari, Bologna, Brescia, Cagliari, Chieti, Genoa, Messina, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Parma,

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Rare Disease Day 2024

The countdown to celebrate Rare Disease Day 2024 has begun. Patient organizations around the world have already scheduled many events and many more are about to. Common goal? Raising public awareness and generating change for the 300 million people around the world living with a rare disease (such as CMT2A),

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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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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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Updates to our CMT2A Research Project

In the Laboratory of Neural Stem Cells of the “Centro Dino Ferrari” of the University of Milan – Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Prof. Stefania Corti and her team of expert researchers work day after day on the project which is aiming at the development of a possible

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A new look for www.progettomitofusina2.com

Finally online the new website of our association, completely renewed not only in the graphics, but also in the organization of contents and functions. A simpler and more intuitive interface, becoming more accessible to everyone from any device (mobile phone, tablet, etc). We would like to thank the communication agency Mood36 for the beautiful restyling work

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