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Cure mission

There are about 200 neuromuscular diseases against which AFM-Téléthon is fighting. Most of them are genetic and rare. To cure them, AFM-Téléthon supports the development of innovative therapies for rare diseases.

Illustration for article: Paving the way for a new medicine

Paving the way for a new medicine

To develop treatments for rare diseases, AFM-Téléthon has taken an innovative route: using biotherapies based on our knowledge of genes and cells. This strategy is starting to bear fruit.
Illustration for article: A strategy that benefits as many people as possible

A strategy that benefits as many people as possible

Researches supported by AFM-Téléthon affect all rare diseases and will also benefit more common disorders also.
Illustration for article: Pooling expertise on rare diseases

Pooling expertise on rare diseases

To accelerate research for rare diseases, it is essential to pool knowledge and expertise on an international scale. This is one of the working themes of AFM-Téléthon.