CMT and Other Medical Conditions

…to CMT. Is there any relationship between CMT and PAD (peripheral artery disease)? We are not aware of any relationship between CMT and PAD or arterial disease. Patients with very…

CMTA’s 40 Under 40

…treat demyelinating CMT neuropathies. She also developed translatable gene therapy approaches for CMT1X, CMT4C and CMT1A. Her research has been funded by national and international organizations and she has written…

Diagnosing CMT

…Doctors will clinically diagnose an individual with CMT1 or CMT2 based on NCS results. Clinically, there’s not much difference between CMT1 and CMT2, except for NCS results, although CMT2 might…

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…

What is CMT?

…million worldwide. Who gets CMT? CMT can affect anyone regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, etc. Is CMT genetic? CMT is the most commonly inherited peripheral neuropathy. CMT can be passed…

Ask the Expert: Breathing and CMT

…some particularly severe forms of CMT can affect breathing. BY MICHAEL E. SHY, MD, CMT CLINIC, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL We receive a number of questions in our 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. David Apple David’s CMT journey…

Types of CMT

…for Demyelinating and Axonal forms of CMT READ MORE: DEMYELINATING CMT READ MORE: AXONAL CMT What is CMT Type 1? CMT Type 1 (CMT1) is defined as an autosomal dominant…

CMT Awareness Month 2023

…Add Someone to the CMTA Sky of Fame! Honor the CMT STAR in your life by adding their name to the CMTA’s virtual Sky of Fame! Honor a CMT loved…