Research News and Updates

Read the latest from the CMT Research Foundation on drug development and clinical advances.

CMT Research Foundation Targets CMT1X in Partnership with University of Illinois Chicago

The CMT Research Foundation is partnering with the University of Illinois Chicago to test a potential therapeutic for CMT1X, the second most common form of CMT, behind only CMT1A in prevalence. CMT is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders, affecting...

CMT Research Foundation partners with Biotechnology Company AcuraStem and CMT Researcher Alessandra Bolino to test new drug in CMT4B1

The CMT Research Foundation is proud to announce our latest project, a partnership between AcuraStem, a patient-based drug discovery platform company, and Dr. Alessandra Bolino, a renowned expert in CMT and the head of the Human Inherited Neuropathies Unit at the...

CMT Research Foundation Launches Groundbreaking Research to Overcome Barriers to Delivering CMT Therapies to the Peripheral Nervous System

The CMT Research Foundation has launched a groundbreaking new research collaboration today with James Dahlman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory School of Medicine. This innovative partnership seeks to overcome the challenges in CMT drug delivery by using lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) to deliver therapies to the PNS that could slow, stop or even reverse the effects of CMT in patients.


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