Our Research

WE ARE THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND CMT RESEARCH FOR A CURE.

For Patients & Families


Research updates and information for those living with CMT and their families.

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For Researchers & Industry


Research updates and information for researchers, medical and science professionals as well as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

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The STAR Research Initiative

STAR, the CMTA’s research initiative, was created with one goal: to find treatments to slow, stop or reverse the progression of CMT. Working with investigators and scientists chosen from an international body of the world’s most accomplished medical pioneers, STAR is Leading CMT research. The STAR program’s success is due to the willingness of scientists working in their areas of expertise to come together as a team to advance CMT research, sharing and communicating ideas, discoveries and findings. The CMTA also works with the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and research service industries, non-profit research organizations and the National Institutes of Health. These relationships are a critical part of the STAR initiative’s goal of rapidly delivering therapies to CMT patients. The integrated team of top scientists and industry partners working together toward a common goal is what sets the STAR program apart and what drives its remarkable success.