Christopher Penton, Ph.D.

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Christopher Penton, Ph.D.

Grant effective: Aug. 1, 2013

Christopher Penton, who recently earned his doctorate in integrated biomedical sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, was awarded an MDA research grant totaling $180,000 over three years to study ways to improve muscle regeneration and decrease muscle scar tissue formation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and potentially other muscular dystrophies, including limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.