Presented on September 9, 2022.
Presented by Thomas A. Cooper, MD, Mark Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), Elise Duchesne, PhD, Andrew Berglund, PhD, and Tina Duong MPT, PhD
The Professional Track begins with a session on DM and exercise. Thomas A. Cooper, MD, presents, Endurance exercise leads to beneficial molecular and physiological effects in the HSALR mouse model of myotonic dystrophy type 1. Mark Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD, FRCP(C) presents, Exercise and nutritional strategies for myotonic dystrophy. After a short break, Elise Duchesne, PhD, presents, Strength training effectively alleviates skeletal muscle impairments in myotonic dystrophy type 1. Andrew Berglund, PhD., presents, the Analysis of individual transcriptomic response to strength training for myotonic dystrophy type 1 patients reveals rescue at the molecular level. The session will end with a presentation by Tina Duong MPT, PhD.