Meaning of "AFM" in STS names

Patricia Rodriguez-Tome tome at
Mon Oct 30 10:03:04 EST 1995

In article <4700dv$9db at>, alcat at
(Alberto Catalano) writes:
>Dear bionetters,
>Does nayone know the meaning and/or origin of the AFM nomenclature for

AFM = Association Francaise contre les Myopathies (French Association against 
muscular Distrophy). 

The STS made at Genethon  (funded by AFM) in France begin with AFM

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