Breaking News from the Christopher Reeve Action Network

From StemCellular: Senators Arlen Specter (R-PA) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Representatives Mike Castle (R-DE) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act (S.471, H.R.810) on February 16, 2005. This is our opportunity to advance positive legislation! Continue reading Breaking News from the Christopher Reeve Action Network

Call for Patients: Hereditary Neuropathy and Vocal Cord Problems

It has been known for some time that certain types of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder involve the muscles of the larynx (voicebox). There is reason to think that such problems may be more common than doctors have realized. The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Continue reading Call for Patients: Hereditary Neuropathy and Vocal Cord Problems

Skin biopsies in myelin-related neuropathies: bringing molecular pathology to the bedside

Brain. 2005 Mar 17 Li J, Bai Y, Ghandour K, Qin P, Grandis M, Trostinskaia A, Ianakova E, Wu X, Schenone A, Vallat JM, Kupsky WJ, Hatfield J, Shy ME. Skin biopsy is a minimally invasive procedure and has been Continue reading Skin biopsies in myelin-related neuropathies: bringing molecular pathology to the bedside

Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation merges with CMTWorld

The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation website has merged with CMTWorld. Working together as one organization provides the advantage of merging our individual strengths. Now, in addition to informative patient support, we are diligently working to inspire and fund important research. Our Continue reading Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation merges with CMTWorld

Neuren And Metabolic Collaborate To Develop Range Of Nerve Repair Compounds With Support From NZ Government

Neuren Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Neuren) and Metabolic Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Metabolic) today announced that the two companies have agreed to collaborate to co-develop Neuren’s class of Neuro-regenerative Peptides (NRPs) for the treatment of degenerative conditions such as peripheral neuropathy, motor neuron disease Continue reading Neuren And Metabolic Collaborate To Develop Range Of Nerve Repair Compounds With Support From NZ Government

New Patient Magazine from American Academy of Neurology to Launch in April

Why would the leading international professional association of neurologists get into the business of publishing a magazine ­ Neurology Now ­ for patients and their caregivers? Patients are overwhelmed and confused by the barrage of inaccurate information from unreliable sources. Continue reading New Patient Magazine from American Academy of Neurology to Launch in April