hereditary inclusion-body myositis

A multicenter research team has used gene therapy to improve muscle function in a single study participant with hereditary inclusion-body myositis  

posted on May 21, 2010 - 9:25am
Scientists at five U.S. institutions have successfully used gene therapy to improve muscle function in a single human subject with a hereditary form of inclusion-body myositis (IBM) caused by mutations of the GNE gene. Study results were published online March 30, in the Journal of Gene Medicine.

The least understood inflammatory myopathy is finally yielding to researchers' probes

posted on April 1, 2001 - 10:12am
On winter mornings in icy Prescott, Wis., Ed Bankston gets up early, and, as he has done for many years, drives to his office in St. Paul, Minn. Bankston, 55, has been an attorney with the St. Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers since 1988, and he now heads the district's legal department.