We’re Partnering With The Mighty!

We’re Partnering With The Mighty!

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring our resources in front of The Mighty’s wide-reaching readership. We will now have a growing home page on The Mighty and appear on many stories on the site. The Mighty is a story-based health...
Disease Awareness Problem

Disease Awareness Problem

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Awareness Problem from Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation on Vimeo. If you walked up to a group of people in your town, your city, your school, or your neighborhood…and asked them if they ever heard about Multiple Sclerosis, the majority...

Allison Moore is going to be published!

HNF’s CSO (Chief Scientific Officer), Sean Ekins wrote a blog about his work with Allison Moore and her two “fighter Mom” friends Lori Sames and Jill Wood. He named his blog: “Rare disease heroes – Extraordinary collaborators we should be listening too.” Sean helped my friends and I write a paper called: “Multifaceted roles of ultra rare and rare disease patients/parents in drug discovery.” YES, Allison Moore is going to be published! It will be in Drug Discovery Today, soon. The link to the reprint is below.

The clinical Global Registry for Inherited Neuropathy (GRIN) and the Rare Disease Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) contact registry are very different types of databases.  As a contact registry, the RDCRN collects limited data on patients with CMT.   For example, the...
Talking With Classmates about CMT

Talking With Classmates about CMT

Six year old Miah was understandably nervous, apprehensive. It was hard enough to wear leg braces to school every day, but talk about it? Maybe that was a bit too much… Not with the help of her family! Older sister Erin, who also lives with Charcot-Marie-Tooth,...