HNPP Study Available for HNF Members

HNPP Study Available for HNF Members

Ayse Deniz Elmali, MD is a neurologist and a researcher. Her never-ending intellectual curiosity has led her first to Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty and then to residency at the same university. Being in love with the complexity of the human nervous...
Sixth Annual Card Party Brunch

Sixth Annual Card Party Brunch

On January 23, 2015 dedicated H.E.L.P. (Help Elliot Live Proud) Fund supporters participated in the 6th Annual Card Party Brunch and Boutique at Broken Sound County Club, Boca Raton, Florida. Record numbers flocked into the picturesque country club for a day filled with gourmet food, raffles, cards and a silent auction! HNF Board member Iris Adler increased this event by 50 new faces this year!

Q & A with Andy Heck

Q & A with Andy Heck

Our Q&A for the Winter CMT Update is Andy Heck. Andy has been diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth since four and doesn’t let CMT stop him for living his life to the fullest!

Double Your Donation

Double Your Donation

Corporate matching gift programs are charitable giving programs setup by corporations in which the company matches donations made by employees to eligible nonprofit organizations. For example, if a donor works for Bank of America and donates $100 to the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation, Bank of America will double the donation by also writing a check for $100.

Taking Matters Into Your Own Hands

Do you have a rare form of CMT?

We were contacted recently from a patient with CMT2D who was looking for advice on how to make a difference. Our recommendations for all people with an ultra-rare form of CMT who want to get involved:

Do You Have Charcot-Marie-Tooth Type 4 (CMT4)? – We Need Your Help

Autosomal recessive demyelinating CMT4 patients present with earlyonset and slowly progressing symptoms. These include progressive distally accentuated weakness and atrophy of muscles in the lower limbs. In addition, patients may have weakness and atrophy of hands, sensory loss and pes cavus (high-arched feet), and walking difficulties. Further information on CMT4 can be found at Orphanet.

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