In this podcast from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, pediatric neurologist Francesco Muntoni describes how current understanding of CMD is creating opportunities for therapy development
Editor's note (Oct. 19, 2012): This story was updated to reflect the fact that Kevin Flanigan co-directs the MDA Clinic at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Biologist Denis Guttridge discusses his team's work developing an NF-kappa B blocker as a potential treatment for Duchenne MD
A December 2011 podcast from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, explores how an inhibitor of a protein called NF-kappa B has been beneficial in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and is now being developed as a potential DMD treatment.
The podcast is part of a Nationwide Children's series called "This Month in Muscular Dystrophy."
Gene therapy researcher and MDA grantee Jerry Mendell discusses autoimmunity to dystrophin protein in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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).
A study of exon-skipping drug GSK2402968 in nonambulatory subjects with DMD has opened at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio
Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Results announced in November 2012 showed the drug, now called drisapersen, reached blood levels approximately proportional to the injected dose at two of the three dosage levels tested and was not associated with serious adverse events. See Drisapersen Appears Safe in Non-Walking Boys With DMD.
Physicians, scientists, advocates to discuss BMD in Boston
An MDA-supported conference for families and professionals interested in scientific, medical and social issues related to Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) will take place Aug. 1, 2009, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
The one-day conference is free, but seating is limited and attendees must register by July 24.
The program features: