Jeffrey Chamberlain

Researcher Dongsheng Duan says adding a piece to miniaturized dystrophin genes makes them more effective

posted on March 15, 2009 - 9:00pm
Displacement of a protein called neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) from the membrane that surrounds each skeletal muscle fiber appears to be a much more important contributor to exercise intolerance and even cardiac degeneration in some forms of muscular dystrophy than previously recognized.
posted on September 1, 2008 - 10:07am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 5
Real progress is being made in supplying functional dystrophin genes to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a disease in which mutated dystrophin genes keep this critical protein from being produced in muscle fibers.