Jain Foundation resources
- Learning Center: FAQ on LGMD2B/Miyoshi
- Physician Referrals
- Jain Foundation Patient Registration
- Jain Foundation Funded Research Projects
- Jain Foundation Annual Conferences
- National Resources for Patients
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The largest voluntary national association dedicated to neuromuscular diseases.
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Federation of voluntary health organizations helping people with rare diseases.
The European Organization for Rare Diseases.
Yahoo Dysferlin Group
An online discussion board for people with a dysferlinopathy.
Jain Foundation Facebook page
The Jain Foundation Facebook page is a place to get up to date information about the Foundation and post comments and questions. This page is regularly monitored by Foundation staff.
Clinical and Scientific Information
Access to scientific journals, and links to sites providing full text articles.
NCBI (National Center for Biotechnological Information)
Clinical information and history of diagnosis of LGMD2B and Miyoshi Myopathy, as well as information about dysferlin (use numbers listed below to access the specific information).
> LGMD2B - # 253601
> Miyoshi Myopathy - # 254130
> Dysferlin - # 603009
Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages
Scientific information on research and diagnosis of LGMD2B.
Non-scientific information for all types of Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies (LGMD).
UMD-DYSF mutational database
Database of identified dysferlin mutations and an interactive analysis of disease-causing mutation statistics and distribution, as well as bioinformatics tools for the interpretation of novel variants. Site publically available in late 2011.
Washington University (St. Louis) Neuromuscular Disease Center
Clinical and diagnostic information about numerous neuromuscular diseases, including LGMD2B and Miyoshi Myopathy.
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)
A division of the NIH office of Rare Disease Research
List of FAQs about dysferlinopathy.
Stanford Neuromuscular Disorders Program
Conducts clinics, laboratory testing, research, teaching, and clinical trials in neuromuscular diseases.