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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association's 'Honor a Star. Be a Star.' Gala Generates Over $350,000 for CMT Research

- Event Honoring Joe and Sue Paterno in New York City Raises Money for STAR (TM) Initiative - CHESTER, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association's second annual "Honor a Star. Be a Star." Gala recognizing Joe and Sue Paterno for a lifetime of achievement raised a re...

Actor James Marsden To Appear on CMT Insider May 2, Talk About Pulmonary Fibrosis

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased to announce the airing of an interview with actor James Marsden on Country Music Television (CMT)'s CMT Insider show on Saturday, May 2 at 1:30 EDT/PDT and 12:30 p.m. CDT. The interview w...

Cure for CMT

Anita Fiorillo noticed that her daughter Bianca could not seem to keep up with the other children //in the play ground. She seemed slower at doing things compared to the other children. Her running climbing ability all seem to be affected on diagnoses it was found that she has CMT, Charcot-Marie-To...

Career Step Launches New Exam Prep Course for Medical Transcription Industry Credential

... years of acute care experience that AHDI recommends for those who take the cmt credentialing exam. Career Step also offers a cmt Exam Prep course for more advanced medical transcription professionals. ...

Millions of Youth Around the World Volunteer to Improve Communities

...is in partnership with ServiceNation. The cmt cable network's pro-social initiative, cmt One Country, has joined forces for the third year ...aturing the event on their website. Up and coming cmt country stars, the Carter Twins , filmed a PSA as...

Career Step Launches New Credential Exam Training Program for Medical Transcription Industry

...Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) exam and earn their cmt credential. "Career Step has been dedicat...l transcriptionists for over 17 years, and our new cmt Exam Prep program is designed to help experienced ...s on reviewing material that will be tested by the cmt exam, including grammar, medical terminology, prin...

GEN Reports on Strategies to Overcome Blood-Brain Barrier

...rrier-mediated transport (CMT). In order to design drugs that utilize cmt to cross the BBB, researchers modify their chemical structures so that they...drug that uses this strategy (which was developed long before mechanisms of cmt were known) is L-DOPA, the major current drug for Parkinson's disease. L-DO...

VH1 to Televise 'The 46664 Concert Honouring Nelson Mandela at 90' Exclusively in the U.S.

...hip hop, rock, country, pop, reggaeton, soul and more, as well as HDTV acquisitions and original content from MTV Networks Music Group's MTV, VH1, and cmt family of services. *** For up-to-the-minute and archival press information including releases and photographs, visit VH1's press-only Web site at ...

Hunger Awareness Day to Shed Light on Surprising Face of Hunger June 5

...Day 2007, Country Music Television (CMT) is also bringing great visibility to the problem of hunger in America and encouraging volunteerism though its cmt One Country program. Through it's Web site, CMTonecountry.com, the country music media channel is helping Americans connect to ways to take action and...

Genetic Mutation Implicated in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

...and Kristl Claeys, under the direction of Vincent Timmerman and Peter De Jonghe, reveals how important MFN2 is in the origin of CMT2. They studied 323 cmt patients, 249 of whom suffer from CMT2. From the study of these patients (and 170 healthy individuals), it is clear that mutations in MFN2 are the maj...
CMT in Medical Technology

Fruitfly Model of a Neuropathic Disease Demonstrates Novel Role for Proteins in the Family of aTyr Pharma's Product Class

...lking. Human genome sequencing revealed that some cmt patients have mutations in a gene encoding tyrosyl... in all forms of life, these dominant mutations in cmt patients did not seem to manifest the disease thro...es develop neurological defects that correspond to cmt in humans. While we are still trying to understan...
CMT in Biological News

The downside of microtubule stability

...Cell Biology ( www.jcb.org ). A mutant protein makes the microtubules too stable to perform their jobs, the researchers find. The mutations behind cmt disease slow nerve impulses, reduce their strength, or both. One of these mutations leads to production of faulty dynamin 2, a protein that is crucial...

A new mouse model provides insight into genetic neurological disorders

...h (CMT) and hereditary motor neuropathy (HMN). In cmt and HMN, neurons that signal and maintain muscle c...netic change in mice that has been associated with cmt and HMN diseases in people. Neurosensory diseas...in the GARS gene have some of the same symptoms as cmt and HMN patients. Their hope is that this mouse ca...

GEN reports on strategies to overcome blood-brain barrier

...carrier-mediated transport (CMT). In order to design drugs that utilize cmt to cross the BBB, researchers modify their chemical structures so that they...drug that uses this strategy (which was developed long before mechanisms of cmt were known) is L-DOPA, the major current drug for Parkinson's disease. L-DO...

Charcot-marie-tooth disease research funding

...research on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease or CMT. cmt is the most common inherited neuromuscular disease...fecting as many as one in every 2,500 individuals. cmt usually shows dominant inheritance and symptoms ge... proteins, HSP27 and HSPB8, which can cause either cmt or the closely related disease Distal Hereditary M...
CMT in Biological Technology

Fruit fly steps in to fight human disease

...symptoms, gradually worsening over time. Presently cmt cannot be cured or prevented. New chapter for ...erman (VIB, University of Antwerp) discovered that cmt patients in families in Belgium, Bulgaria and the ...spected the relationship with specific variants of cmt until the revelation by Jordanova and her colleagu...

Will New Technological Advances Offer Fresh Capabilities for Commercialization and Enhance BTL Investments?

...ough high profile conferences focusing on renewable, liquid energy sources. cmt has organized industry specific conferences on Liquid Natural Gas, and LPG,...ure fuels forums like Biodiesel, Biofuels and Ethanol. This has established cmt as the market leader in promoting this nascent industry as an alternative g...

Comprehensive Jatropha Standards Mandatory in Optimum Long-term Biofuel Efficacy

...ough high profile conferences focusing on renewable, liquid energy sources. cmt has organized ground breaking conferences on Liquid Natural Gas, and LPG, f...ds, Gas to Liquids, and Bio-mass to Liquid Technology. This has established cmt as the market leader in promoting this nascent industry as an alternative g...
CMT in Biological Dictionary

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