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Investigators in Columbus, Ohio, need to determine the best way to assess thigh-muscle strength in men with BMD before conducting a gene therapy study

posted on January 18, 2011 - 4:32pm
A new study to determine the best "outcome measure" (measurable activity) with which to assess thigh-muscle (quadriceps) strength in men with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) is seeking participants. The study, taking place at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is a necessary prelude to a planned trial of gene therapy involving injections of genes for the follistatin protein in...

"This Month in Muscular Dystrophy" is the subject of a new audio series from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio

posted on May 24, 2010 - 3:53pm
Scientists at the Neuromuscular Disorders Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, are producing a series of podcasts examining current research in neuromuscular disease. The series, “This Month in Muscular Dystrophy,” is an opportunity to hear authors of recent publications discuss how their work improves understanding of these diseases, and what it might mean for treatment.