Boston, Massachusetts - 2024 MDF Regional Conference

Sat Apr 06 2024 at 08:30 am to 08:30 pm

Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston

Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation
Publisher/HostMyotonic Dystrophy Foundation
Boston, Massachusetts - 2024 MDF Regional Conference
The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) invites you to our Regional Conference in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital!
About this Event

MDF invites you to attend the 2024 MDF Regional Conference in Boston, Massachusetts in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital on April 6th.

We are excited to announce MDF is hosting 6 Regional Conferences across the United States in 2024. Individuals with DM of all types and ages, their families, their providers, and the scientists studying the condition’s possible paths to treatment will all gather at these one-day conferences to explore explore DM drug development progress, discuss strategies for better living, and to end isolation through community.

Click here to learn more about the 2024 MDF Regional Conferences!


Our Regional Conferences will be in-person only events. Registration is completely free and includes access to general and breakout sessions, meals, and other activities.

Conference Registration does NOT include a hotel room. See the Hotel Discount section below for information about finding accommodations in the area.

While there is no cost to attend, we thank you for considering an optional donation to MDF to help offset the cost of the event.


MDF is providing an opportunity to request financial support to attend a Regional Conference in person this year. MDF Scholarships can award up to $750 in reimbursement and can cover: travel (including airfare, rental car, or mileage reimbursement), lodging, parking, local transportation (including Taxi & Rideshare), and travel day meals. Priority will be given to applications for first-time in-person attendees. Download the full MDF Scholarship policy to learn more about allowable expenses.

If you are waiting for a response or have questions about MDF Scholarships, please contact MDF’s Community Education Manager, Emily Romney, at [email protected].


Currently in development! This MDF Regional Conference will include participation from local DM experts, researchers, and community members to provide a robust program including popular sessions from our past Annual Conferences. In addition to other breakout options, this Conference will have core sessions given by local experts on:

  • Clinical Trial Readiness
  • Stump the Doctor
  • Industry Updates
  • MDF Overview Session
  • Movement Moments
  • Community Panels
  • DM1 Overview
  • DM2 Overview
  • Networking and Social Hour

Click here to find the latest updates to the program agenda and session details on the MDF website.


During Conference Registration, you will be asked about your plans to attend certain meals to help MDF and the caterer tailor meals to any dietary requirements and anticipate how much food to prepare. All in-person registrations include the following meals:

  • Saturday Breakfast.
  • Saturday Lunch.
  • Saturday Closing Dinner & Dance Party.
  • Some break time snacks & coffee/tea are also included.


Attendees traveling by plane will arrive at one of the following airports:

  • Boston Logan International Airport (5 miles from Massachusetts General Hospital) 
  • Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (55 miles from Massachusetts General Hospital)

Visitors seeking transportation to the Boston, Massachusetts - 2024 MDF Regional Conference have a variety of options, including taxi service, ride-sharing apps, and public transportation. Please note that attendees are responsible for arranging all of their own ground transportation to and from the airport and throughout the duration of the conference.


The MDF is working to secure a discount at a local hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.

More information coming soon!

Interested in other accessible options in the area? Find more choices at AccessibleGo.


Due to low demand, Childcare services will not be provided at the 2024 MDF Regional Conferences. Please make all necessary arrangements prior to arrival so that you can take full advantage of all the Conference has to offer.


We understand that circumstances can change. MDF appreciates advanced notice of cancellations to reduce food waste and event costs. Donations to MDF are non-refundable.

Hotel room cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.


Find the latest program and speaker updates as they become available on the MDF website.

Questions? If you have registration questions or need assistance with registration, contact MDF at 415-800-7777 or by email at [email protected].


For questions on corporate sponsorship opportunities at the 2024 MDF Regional Conferences, please contact MDF at [email protected].


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, United States


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