Learning Center

This section explains scientific information at a level accessible to non-scientists and contains explanations and answers to questions frequently asked about LGMD2B/Miyoshi/Dysferlinopathy by patients and their families. The topics addressed range from muscular dystrophy in general, to specific information on such topics as the cause of LGMD2B/Miyoshi, mutations in the dysferlin gene, inheritance patterns, and impacts 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.