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Research is the key to finding the cause of neuromuscular disease and identifying effective treatments. Through AANEM's new partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), the AANEM Foundation has the ability to identify research projects that fit within the AANEM Foundation's mission.  
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Neuromuscular Junction Defect

What is Neuromuscular Junction Defect?

Neuromuscular junction transmission defect is a problem with communication from the nerve to the muscle. Normally, acetylcholine is released from the end of the nerve and attaches to the muscle causing contraction of the muscle. A defect in neuromuscular transmission can occur when there is a deficit in the amount of acetylcholine released from the nerve or acetylcholine attachment to the muscle is blocked.

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