Dysferlin deficiency

posted on October 1, 2009 - 1:53pm
The following article contains items about: Friedreich's ataxia, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myotonic muscular dystrophy type 1, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy and distal muscular dystrophy (Miyoshi myopathy)

DMD, BMD, and some forms of LGMD and CMD, may benefit from new finding

posted on April 21, 2009 - 2:30pm
Scientists in the United States and Japan say they've identified a previously unknown but crucial step in a natural muscle-cell repair process that could have implications for the treatment of muscular dystrophies, particularly those in which membrane defects are implicated.