Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

New Virtual Fitness Program Offers Free Live Classes for All Levels

The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) has launched a new virtual fitness platform to promote the practice of safe physical activity among patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease. The “Movement is Medicine” Fitness Ambassador program will enable members of HNF’s Movement is Medicine initiative to have access to weekly live…

2 CMT Research Projects Among 25 MDA Grants Totaling More Than $6.6M

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has awarded 25 research grants totaling more than $6.6 million to scientists working on different neuromuscular diseases (NMDs), including Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). This round of grant funding builds on the more than $1 billion the MDA has already invested to promote the discovery…