Clinical Trials and Drug Approval

PepGen 2022 - Meet the DM Drug Developers

Presented on August 5th, 2022. Join Alayna Tress, Dr. Michelle Mellion, Dr. Jaya Goyal, Holly Hand, and Dr. Jane Larkindale from the PepGen team for a presentation on their myotonic dystrophy type 1 program.

Harmony Biosciences 2022 - Meet the DM Drug Developers

Presented on July 22nd, 2022. The Harmony Biosciences team presents on their ongoing clinical trial, "Safety and Efficacy of Pitolisant on Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Other Non-Muscular Symptoms in Patients With Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1".

Avidity Biosciences 2022 - Meet the DM Drug Developers

Presented on July 1st, 2022. The Avidity Biosciences team presents on their AOC technology, the progress of their AOC 1001 program for DM, and the ongoing MARINATM trial.

Ask-the-Expert: A Community Portrait through Surveys and Insurance Claims Data

Presented on June 17th.

Do you have questions for DM experts? Join Sarah Howe, MBA, of the Marigold Foundation for an “Ask-the-Expert” discussion, A Community Portrait through Surveys and Insurance Claims Data! 

Arthex Biotech - Meet the DM Drug Developers

Presented on June 3rd, 2022. Dr. Beatriz Llamusi Troisi and Dr. Judy Walker present on Arthex Biotech's lead investigational compound for myotonic dystrophy, ATX-01.

Dyne Therapeutics - Meet the DM Drug Developers

Presented on April 1st, 2022. Dr. Ashish Dugar, SVP and Global Head of Medical Affairs at Dyne Therapeutics, will present an overview of Dyne’s DM1 candidate, DYNE-101, including preclinical data and plans for the upcoming clinical trial. Q&A hosted by Molly White, Vice President, Medical Communications & Advocacy.

AMO Pharma - Meet the DM Drug Developers

In August 2020, AMO Pharma published the results of a Phase 2 study utilizing AMO-02 (Tideglusib) for Childhood Onset DM1 in Pediatric Neurology. AMO Pharma is excited to announce they will be moving forward with the REACH-CDM Clinical Trial for AMO-02 after the US FDA and Health Canada approved their recently revised study protocols.

Industry Updates and Q&A - 2019 Myotonic Annual Conference

Representatives from biotech and pharma companies will provide updates on their drug development efforts in the DM field, including companies new to the Myotonic Annual Conference. The industry updates are followed by the Q&A session where questions submitted throughout the conference are answered by a panel of DM Professionals.

Ionis Pharmaceuticals - Industry Updates On Drug Development (2018 MDF Annual Conference)

Laurence Mignon, PhD, IONIS Pharmaceuticals provides an update on their drug development efforts in the DM field, 

Living with DM: Patients Report on Changes Over Time (2018 MDF Annual Conference)

This interactive panel session was presented in a similar format to the Patient-Focused Drug Development meeting presented by MDF as a part of the 2016 MDF Annual Conference, and the CNS Endpoint Development discussion presented at the 2017 MDF Annual Conference.

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