Cure CMD hosts 380 attendees at its 2017 Scientific Family Conference

Cure CMD In May 2016, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute(PCORI) awarded funds to Cure CMD, a nonprofit, patient advocacy organization focused on advancing research for treatments and a cure for the congenital muscular dystrophies (CMD). The $250,000 PCORI award allowed Cure CMD to hold five conferences over the course of one year, leveraging the momentum built through in-person and online meetings to usher the community toward a cure for the CMDs.​ Cure CMD’s 2017 Scientific Family Conference was the culmination of these efforts, bringing together more world-renowned CMD scientists, researchers, and clinicians into one place than ever before. About 80 CMD experts and 300 affect

Cure CMD's 5-Year Research Goals

Cure CMD has achieved significant impact in its first nine years as the only nonprofit organization in the U.S. dedicated specifically to advancing research for the Congenital Muscular Dystrophies (CMDs) and improving the quality of life for affected individuals and their family members. The Eugene Washington Engagement Award received through the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) was fundamental in bringing experts together to both recognize the tremendous progress in research made since Cure CMD’s inception, and revitalize momentum toward clinical trials. The Award has reinvigorated and/or forged new collaborations and plans that will be instrumental in making tangible pr

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