Category Archives: myelin sheath

Researchers identify previously unknown genetic cause of inherited neuropathy.


Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT) is a family of inherited disorders of the peripheral nervous system, affecting approximately one in 2,500 Americans. Its most common iteration, CMT1, comes in many forms, most of which have to date been linked to a small set of causative genes.  Now, a study from researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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