News and Stories

See the latest news about CMT drug development and read stories from the CMT community that highlight why we must deliver treatments and cures during our lifetime.

Shayla Hammock, living with CMT1A

I inherited CMT1A through my family, although I was unaware of what was affecting me until I was seven years old.  As a baby, I was unable to lift my head at the same time as my peers and it took me a little longer to learn to walk.  In fact, it seemed like every...

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Living with Muscle Weakness is Not Rare to Me

Krista Allison, living with CMT4J I was born with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) and my symptoms started to appear about 12-months-old when I began to learn to walk. Since the age of 15, I have had roughly 12 foot surgeries to correct foot abnormalities, although I...

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Welcoming New Expert Advisors

By Keith Fargo, Chief Scientific Officer The CMT Research Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board is composed of distinguished scientists and clinicians who provide independent expert perspectives as key volunteers. Their contributions take several forms. Most visibly,...

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