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Myotonic dystrophy type 1


Other Names for this Disease
  • Dystrophia myotonica type 1
  • DM1
  • Steinert disease
  • Steinert myotonic dystrophy
  • Steinert's disease
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • Gordon Research Conferences CAG Triplet Repeat Disorders and the associated Graduate Research Seminar, Saturday, June 22, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013
    Location: Waterville Valley Resort, Waterville Valley, NH
    Description: The 2013 Gordon Research Conference on CAG Triplet Repeat Disorders will bring together top scientists from around the world to discuss high-impact, interdisciplinary research on CAG Triplet Repeat Disorders. The objective of the conference is to promote scientific discussion and facilitate interdisciplinary exchange by bringing leading researchers in the field together with a broad range of experts representing; clinicians, diagnosticians, neurobiologists, pathologists, geneticists and molecular biologists.

  • 8th International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting, Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - Saturday, December 03, 2011
    Location: Sheraton Sand Key, Clearwater , FL
    Description: The 8th International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting (IDMC-8) will be held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach Florida November 30 – December 3 2011. This year, the meeting will be preceded by the Outcome Measures for Myotonic Dystrophy on Wednesday November 30 (place website link here) and followed by the EMPOWER2011 Myotonic Dystrophy Family Conference . Participation to the Outcome Measures for Myotonic Dystrophy meeting is by invitation-only while EMPOWER2011 is open to all families living with myotonic dystrophy.

  • Seventh International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting, Wednesday, September 09, 2009 - Saturday, September 12, 2009
    Location: University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Description: The primary goal of IDMC-7 was to bring together a diverse group of attendees (researchers, clinicians, other care providers, patients and family members, representatives of nonprofit funding agencies and industry, and members of advocacy groups) to discuss current research discoveries, new therapeutic approaches, and optimal clinical care for patients with myotonic dystrophy (MD).

  • 2009 Triplet Repeat Disorders Gordon Conference, Sunday, May 31, 2009 - Friday, June 05, 2009
    Location: Waterville Valley, NH
    Description: The top two priorities of this conference were training and the communication of cutting-edge science in the area of CAG triplet repeat disorders. The focus of this conference was on areas of rapid advancement and latest developments. Speakers were selected for their expertise, recent contributions to the field, and ability to provide lively presentations. The structured discussion leaders were instructed to focus on issues that cut across each presentation in a session.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Dystrophia myotonica type 1
  • DM1
  • Steinert disease
  • Steinert myotonic dystrophy
  • Steinert's disease
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.