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Biomarkers in CMT2A patients

A new research project is underway, supported by our association and carried out by the team of Professor Stefania Corti of the Dino Ferrari Centre/University of Milan (Doctors Rizzo, Abati and Anastasia). The project aims to detect in the blood of patients with CMT2A (or other pathologies due to mutation

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Interview with Professor Comi, Director of the “Dino Ferrari Centre”

🎙️On the occasion of Rare Disease Day, which was celebrated on 29 February (“a day of a leap year, rare as the diseases we are talking about”), Professor Comi, Director of the “Dino Ferrari Centre” gave an interesting interview about rare diseases (likeCMT2A) which is, to us, like a ray of sunshine warming our

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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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CM2A: identification of a potential therapeutic approach

Before the end of the year, a very important news was given to you: the scientific journal “Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences” published the study carried out by Dr Rizzo together with the team directed by Prof.ssa Corti of the Dino Ferrari Centre/University of Milan. Combined RNA interference and gene

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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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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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Attending the Neuromuscular Diseases’ Day in Turin

We attended the GMN 2022 in Turin coordinated by Prof. Tiziana Mongini (Simple Structure for Neuromuscular Diseases – Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin) and Prof. Dario Cocito (Maugeri Clinical Scientific Institutes – Turin), with the participation of Dr. Franco Ripa, head of Health and Social Health Services Planning of Piemonte Region. “Attending this

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