Breaking Barriers in Nemaline Myopathy: AFBS-Funded Exosuit Research Paves the Way to Improved Mobility for Individuals with NM

Breaking Barriers in Nemaline Myopathy: AFBS-Funded Exosuit Research Paves the Way to Improved Mobility for Individuals with NM

At AFBS, we’re committed to finding treatments for Nemaline Myopathy (NM) through a diverse array of research approaches. From gene therapy to small molecules and disease management strategies, we’re investing in initiatives that hold the most promise for our community and we’re thrilled to share an exciting update on a groundbreaking Nemaline Myopathy exosuit research…

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Building Strength: Promising Developments in Gene Therapy for Nemaline Myopathy

Building Strength: Promising Developments in Gene Therapy for Nemaline Myopathy

There’s been exciting progress on a new approach treating Nemaline Myopathy (NM), the rare muscle disorder that causes weakness and low muscle tone. While researchers have identified twelve different faulty genes that cause NM and prevent muscles from working properly (ACTA1, NEB, TPM2, TPM3, KBTBD13, CFL2, KLHL40, KLHL41, LMOD3, MYPN, TNNT1, and TNNT3, with the…

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AFBS Attends the 28th Annual International World Muscle Society Congress in South Carolina

Recently, the AFBS team had the privilege of attending the World Muscle Society Congress in South Carolina, where AFBS’ Scientific Director, Gus Dziewczapolski, AFBS’ Program Manager, Stacy Cossette, and AFBS’ PCORI Program Coordinator, Sarah Foye, participated in this enlightening event. Pictured Above: AFBS Scientific Director, Gus Dziewczapolski, AFBS Scientific Advisory Dr. Alan Beggs, AFBS Program Director Stacy…

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Developing NM Community Priorities: Listening to YOU

In the latest webinar of the series, “Amplifying the NM Community’s Voice”, we were joined by peers and Nemaline Myopathy (NM) experts to better understand challenges and opportunities related to NM, identifying priorities and ultimately advancing research. Watch the full webinar to hear all the insight, announcements and feedback from peers and clinicians: NM Natural…

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Tools Used to Study the Spectrum of Nemaline Myopathy

Tools Used to Study the Spectrum of Nemaline Myopathy

In the latest webinar of the series, “Amplifying the NM Community’s Voice”, we were joined by three expert Nemaline Myopathy (NM) researchers from across North America who shared thorough updates on models (or tools) that have been created for use in gene-specific NM research.

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