CMTA Webinars/Virtual Programs

…by Dr. Michael Shy during CMT Awareness Month 2013, the CMTA has been conducting webinars intended to inform and educate everyone about CMT. Recently, to help keep our CMTA community…

CMT and Other Medical Conditions

CMT? Trigger finger is a common problem and probably not related to CMT. Can CMT cause osteoporosis? Not directly. The only relationship between the two is that inactivity from CMT

Types of CMT

…dominant (see inheritance.) demyelinating form of CMT. CMT1 accounts for about 55 percent of all cases of CMT. (More about CMT Type 1: CMT_Type_1_Causes_Symptoms.pdf) Type 1A CMT1A is the most…

What is CMT?

…100 different gene mutations causing CMT. Most people (90%) have one of four types of CMT: CMT 1A (PMP 22); CMT 1B (MPZ); CMT 2A (MFN2) and CMT 1X (GJB1)….

Find Research by My CMT Type/Subtype

…a link to the research page. CMT Type 1 CMT Type 1 (CMT1) is defined as an autosomal dominant (see inheritance.) demyelinating form of CMT. CMT1 accounts for about 55…

Breathing and CMT

How does CMT affect breathing? Download as PDF: Breathing_and_CMT_Michael_Shy_MD.pdf Breathing and CMT While uncommon, some particularly severe forms of CMT can affect breathing. BY MICHAEL E. SHY, MD, CMT CLINIC,…

CMTA Board of Directors

…have CMT or someone in their family does or whether they are engaged in CMT research, they are dedicated to helping people affected by CMT. Herbert Beron Secretary When Herb’s…

Medications/Vaccination

…immunization contraindicated for people with CMT? Some CMT patients have an autoimmune polyneuropathy in addition to their CMT. For those patients, we must be concerned about vaccinations. Most CMT patients…

CMTA-STAR Biotech & Alliance Partners

CMTA-STAR BIOTECH & ALLIANCE PARTNERS THE CMTA-STAR Drug Development Pipeline (Click image to enlarge) RESEARCH FOR DEMYELINATING CMT RESEARCH FOR AXONAL CMT Partnerships for Drug Development The CMTA works with…