X-linked MTM

Wake Forest researcher receives $369,365 for preclinical testing of gene transfer therapy for myotubular myopathy

posted on May 26, 2011 - 2:16pm
MDA’s translational research program has announced it is funding research into a potential treatment for the inherited muscle disorder X-linked myotubular myopathy (MTM). The grant of $369,365 grant to Wake Forest University professor Martin Childers will fund a three-year study of myotubularin gene transfer in mice and dogs that have an MTM-like disease.

A range of outcomes

posted on September 1, 2007 - 10:07am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 5
When Patrick and Sarah Foye of Pine Brook, N.J., had their baby boy, Adam, in 2001, there was little reason to believe at first that anything was wrong. "Adam had a normal birth," Sarah says, but things didn't go as well as expected in the months that followed. Patrick is a physician specializing in rehabilitation, and Sarah is an occupational therapist, so they were quick to note that something...