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Investigators in Columbus, Ohio, need to determine the best way to assess thigh-muscle strength in men with BMD before conducting a gene therapy study

posted on January 18, 2011 - 4:32pm
A new study to determine the best "outcome measure" (measurable activity) with which to assess thigh-muscle (quadriceps) strength in men with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) is seeking participants. The study, taking place at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is a necessary prelude to a planned trial of gene therapy involving injections of genes for the follistatin protein in...

Physicians and scientists will meet Jan. 21-22, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio, at an MDA-sponsored conference about cardiomyopathy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

posted on January 18, 2011 - 4:06pm
Experts from around the world will gather Jan. 21-22, 2011, at an MDA-sponsored conference about the heart in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).