International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day

Published: August 25th, 2021

Category: Feature, Recent News

Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day is September 15thRaising awareness of myotonic dystrophy will help improve service provision, basic research, drug development, and policymaking related to the disease. Increased funding for myotonic dystrophy research will improve health outcomes, reduce disability, and increase life expectancy for individuals living with the disease, and holds great promise for helping individuals with diseases with similar genetic bases, such as Fragile X syndrome and Huntington’s disease.

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