The Myotonic Dystrophy website highlights Doctor Missy Dixon’s new study at the University of Utah. This study aims to dive into the affects of myotonic dystrophy and childhood-onset myotonic dystrophy on components such as thinking, memory, attention, and brain function. Read more about the study here!
“In this webinar, Dr. Missy Dixon, PhD, MS, reviews the importance of social connection, including the physical health and mental health benefits of social connection, how the illness experience affects social connection and interaction, and how to navigate social connection for those affected with myotonic dystrophy and their caregivers.” Access the entire webinar here!
Doctor Dixon presents the latest tools, resources, and strategies for managing disease progression and maintaining quality of life at the 2018 MDF Annual Conference. She views this as learning how to promote resilience and emphasizes a holistic approach to understanding cognitive changes. View the entire presentation here!
Genetic Medicine: A Changing Landscape for Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (Department of Pediatrics), 17 January 2019
Every month, the Primary Children’s Hospital Department of Pediatrics hosts a lecture series titled the “Pediatric Grand Rounds”. The Pediatric Grand Rounds provide a space for experts in the field of medicine to present on topics pertaining to their work in the field, research, and academic study. On January 17, 2019, Doctor Butterfield was invited…