The 10th World Duchenne Awareness Day, on September 7, is a call to action to break down the physical, social and healthcare barriers faced by the 250,000 people around the world affected by this disease. It's also an opportunity to take stock of advances in research into this disease, which is emblematic of our Association.
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In an article published in July 2023, an Italian researcher traces the birth and development of myology. This medical science of muscle and its diseases has developed over time, not only thanks to the advent of tools and technologies that improve our knowledge of muscle, but also thanks to the international collaborations that have marked its history.
Results published in The New England Journal of Medicine demonstrate the safety and tolerance for gene therapy in Crigler-Najjar syndrome as well as its efficacy at the highest dose. This rare liver disease is characterized by a toxic build-up of bilirubin in the body, which can cause significant neurological damage and become fatal.
Cure through Innovation is a booklet that sums up the main actions and missions of the AFM-Téléthon association, as well as the key figures for 2022. The July 2023 edition has just been published!
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60 years of fight against diseases
The French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM-Téléthon) is composed of patients and their families who are affected by genetic, rare and progressive diseases. Discover 60 years of fight.
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