Myotonic Dystrophy Family Conference - Empower 2011

2 - 4 Dec 2011

Clearwater Beach, Florida, US

This a three-day conference for families living with myotonic dystrophy, the most common form of adult onset muscular dystrophy. With the goal of creating the largest ever patient/research forum, they will hold their 2nd Annual EMPOWER 2011 Family Conference in conjunction with IDMC-8, the bi-annual conference of the International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium (IDMC). IDMC is the largest group of researchers devoted to research into the causes and potential treatments for myotonic dystrophy.

Thanks to several generous donours many of the sessions will be filmed, and will subsequently be available online.

In addition, the MDA is providing a video live stream of the joint session of IDMC-8 and the MDF's Family Conference on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 2pm to 6pm ET (11am to 2pm PT). Visit to see these important presentations.

The date and location of EMPOWER 2012 will be announced in early 2012.

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Clearwater Beach Florida
1160 Gulf Boulevard
Clearwater Beach

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