"This Month in Muscular Dystrophy" is the subject of a new audio series from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio
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.
An MDA grant will move researchers toward a clinical trial involving bloodstream delivery of the alpha-sarcoglycan gene to thigh muscles.
Development of delivery of a therapeutic gene via the bloodstream to the thigh muscles in people with type 2D limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD2D) is proceeding on schedule, thanks in part to a new $458,814 grant from MDA to neurologist Jerry Mendell at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
MDA's Board of Directors approved the new funding, via the Association's translational...