Hot off the press

It seems like almost weekly there is another new publication on CMT with interesting basic biology. While an earlier “Hot off the press” highlighted the work of Cherry and co-workers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center who showed… Continue reading

New Study on CMT Type 2B

If we are to learn more about CMT and the effectiveness of rehabilitation it is worth asking the patient and their caregiver.  A recent Italian study by Padua et al recently described a survey of CMT patients and caregivers and… Continue reading

Allison Moore is going to be published!

A blog within a blog.

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 –… Continue reading

New Registry Helps Researchers Find A Cure: Q & A with CEO Kyle Brown, Crossroads

Q & A with CEO Kyle Brown, Crossroads

New Registry Helps Researchers Find A Cure

The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) and Hannah’s Hope Fund (HHF) are excited about their partnership to co-fund the Global  Registry for Inherited Neuropathies.  According to… Continue reading

HNF-WVU-NIOSH Study update:

HNF_TRIADlogo-croppedWe are pleased to update our readers on the progress of the WVU-NIOSH study, “A Bi-Directional Translational Model of Exercise Training in the Treatment of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease”, funded by HNF. The breeding pair of transgenic CMT1A rats received… Continue reading

Assay Depot And Rare Genomics Institute Award Prizes To Study 26 Rare Diseases

Assay Depot And Rare Genomics Institute Award Prizes To Study 26 Rare Diseases

More Than $500,000 Worth of Services, Reagents, and Prize Money


SAN DIEGO and ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of Rare Disease Day, Assay Depot… Continue reading

“Fighter Mom’s” Join Forces

Is it just coincidence, being in the right place at the right time, or is it synchronicity?  Synchronicity, as defined by Wikipedia: “The idea of synchronicity is that the conceptual relationship of minds, defined as the relationship between ideas, is intricately structured… Continue reading

Dr. Robert Baloh Answers Our Questions About iPS Cell Research

Big news is happening on a cellular level at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Regenerative Medicine Institute in Los Angeles, CA.  Robert H. Baloh, MD PhD, Director of Neuromuscular Medicine, in conjunction with Patrick D. Lyden, MD Neurology Dept. Chair, and Clive… Continue reading

Get the Latest Neurology News!

Thanks to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), obtaining the latest information on neurological conditions is a cinch.  AAN’s magazine Neurology Now is available at  and offers an IPAD version as well as the option of a print… Continue reading

HNF to fund promising research on Charcot-Marie-Tooth

Planning, shopping, wrapping, baking–December can be so exhausting. In the middle of all the holiday activity, HNF would like to stop and shout a huge “thank you” to our supporters! Please read the latest progress on HNF-funded research. Your dollars… Continue reading

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