#NIH Director Francis Collins posts cool video about myotonic dystrophy! #science

A new video about myotonic dystrophy has been added to the NIH Director’s Blog series of Cool Videos! Check out the video and Francis Collins’ blog! See the past Cool Video about Alzheimers here (funny parody of pitch perfect).

Eric Wang started his lab at MIT in 2013 through receiving an NIH Early Independence Award. Learn about the path that led him to study myotonic dystrophy a disease that affects his family. Erics team of researchers includes Ona McConnell an avid field hockey goalie who is affected by myotonic dystrophy herself. Determined to make a difference Eric and Ona hope to inspire others in their efforts to better understand and treat this disease.