Gene therapy researcher and MDA grantee Jerry Mendell discusses autoimmunity to dystrophin protein in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

posted on January 13, 2011 - 3:57pm
A January 2011 podcast from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, probes a subject that's been on the minds of many researchers, doctors and families: autoimmunity (self-immunity) in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Can an immune response be rerouted to treat disease?

posted on July 1, 2008 - 1:00pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 4
What do inflammatory muscle diseases (myositis), myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome, and dozens of other disorders like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, have in common?