Lana, atteinte d'amyotrophie spinale, son frère, sa mère


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Haut du corps : le muscle

Muscles, a major public health issue

Because muscles are a major public health issue, AFM-Telethon and the Institute of Myology, an international center of expertise on muscles and their diseases, are carrying out a project for a Myology Foundation. In addition, to raise awareness on myology among the public, they are launching two events dedicated to this public health issue in June 2023: the Muscle Conferences and Muscle Week. 

best-of research

Protagonists of a medical revolution, researchers testify 

Their determination and expertise are at the origin of great scientific advances and major victories. Thanks to the researchers in the Telethon laboratories, children suffering from formerly incurable diseases have been saved. 

Téléthon 2022 merci

Téléthon 2022 : € 78 051 091. Thank you very much! 

The Téléthon 30-hour-long broadcast ended with donations totaling 78 051 091 euros. From Guebwiller to Cassis, Dijon, Lorient and Cap-Ferret, millions of people came together again for the Téléthon, this unique celebration with its thousands of events. A vital support for the families and researchers, “these saving lives maniacs” as Kev Adams called them. But while researchers’ victories multiply, all week-end long patients and their families reminded everyone of the urgency of finding new treatments. 

Our fight to cure

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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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