Learning Center

This section explains scientific and medical information at a level accessible to non-scientists and contains explanations and answers to questions frequently asked about LGMD2B/Miyoshi/Dysferlinopathy by patients, their families, and physicians. The topics addressed range from muscular dystrophy in general, to specific information on topics such as the cause of LGMD2B/Miyoshi, the types of mutations found in the dysferlin gene, inheritance patterns, and impact of dysferlinopathy on respiratory function. You can also find descriptions of the therapeutic approaches that are currently in development and a discussion of the important points you should consider with regard to stem cell therapy.