Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

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Noun1.Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease - a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant
neuropathy - any pathology of the peripheral nerves
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Following 15 years of intense research to understand the cause and to develop experimental models for hereditary neuropathies such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Professor Kleopas Kleopa, head of the Neuroscience Laboratory, along with a team of researchers, announced a successful gene delivery method targeting peripheral nerves to reverse the findings of neuropathy.
CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH disease, also known as hereditary motor sensory neuropathy, is an incurable genetic condition.
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While there has been considerable animal research to identify a cure for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (Khajavi et al 2005, Passage et al 2004), it has not translated successfully to humans.
Nasdaq: LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of Physiocrine-based therapeutics to address severe rare diseases, today announced the discovery of a new Physiocrine pathway as a potential target for the treatment of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2D (CMT2D).
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease and enlists all their major and minor projects.
Grandfather-of-five William, of North Shields, said: "I have the genetic condition Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease - a neurological condition that causes muscle wasting.
8DA AB I SAW the letter about Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
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VanderBoom of Reedsport, who died April 14 of complications from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Lauren has Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, a progressive, motor and sensory disease of the nerves characterized by weakness and atrophy of certain leg muscles.

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