Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Patients Report Declines During COVID-19 Lockdown
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Patients Report Declines During COVID-19 Lockdown

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, patients living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease have reported in a recent survey that their symptoms of pain and decline in mobility increased during the…

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Lower Limb Functional Surgery for CMT Improves Walking Ability and Patient QOL
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Lower Limb Functional Surgery for CMT Improves Walking Ability and Patient QOL

According to a new study, researchers believe that lower limb functional surgery improves walking ability and quality of life (QOL) in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). This option provides a…

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Study Suggests Charcot Marie Tooth Disease Causes Structural Reorganization in the Brain
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Study Suggests Charcot Marie Tooth Disease Causes Structural Reorganization in the Brain

A recent study in Frontiers in Neurology published findings on brain changes in patients with Charcot Marie Tooth disease Type 1A, a rare neurological disease that affects the muscles. The researchers have…

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: This Company Just Got Critical Funding to Develop a Treatment
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: This Company Just Got Critical Funding to Develop a Treatment

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, the drug company DTx Pharma has recently obtained critical funding that will go towards the development of new RNA-based treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease…

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30 New Genes Affiliated with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease Identified
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30 New Genes Affiliated with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease Identified

Researchers have just uncovered 30 new genes that may cause Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT).  These genes were uncovered using computer analyses of biological data, a process called bioinformatics. This study was published…

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Mouse Study Reveals Possible Therapy for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
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Mouse Study Reveals Possible Therapy for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Researchers have recently conducted a study using mouse models of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, titled "CMTM6 Expressed on the Adaxonal Scwann Cells Surface Restricts Axonal Diameters in Peripheral Nerves." It was…

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Experimental Compound Shows Benefit in Mouse Model of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A
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Experimental Compound Shows Benefit in Mouse Model of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, an experimental HDAC6 inhibitor called CKD-504 appeared to restore myelination in mouse and cell models of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A in a recent…

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September is Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Awareness Month: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness
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September is Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Awareness Month: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness

September is recognized as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) Awareness Month. Although this illness is one of the most widespread inherited genetic disorders, there is still a significant need to spread awareness…

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Study Shows How Extra PMP22 Gene in Patients with CMT1A May Cause Cellular Toxicity
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Study Shows How Extra PMP22 Gene in Patients with CMT1A May Cause Cellular Toxicity

According to Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A (CMT1A) have an extra PMP22 gene. However, new research shows that this excess gene causes a toxic accumulation of protein within cells.…

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A: Experimental Three Part Therapy Shows Potential
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A: Experimental Three Part Therapy Shows Potential

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, a recent study suggests that the three components of the investigational therapy PXT3003 work in synergy to improve the condition of patients with…

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