gene therapy

February 1, 2019

Experimental gene therapy cassettes for Duchenne muscular dystrophy have been modified to deliver better performance.  The cassettes, which carry the therapy into muscle cells, contain newer versions of a miniaturized treatment gene.

May 18, 2018

For the past eight years, Childers has been focused on finding a cure for a form of muscular dystrophy called Myotubular Myopathy or MTM. It is a rare disease that affects the skeletal muscles.

January 8, 2018

Favorable interim results have been announced in a small clinical trial of a stem-cell therapy to treat patients with a ra

Dr. Martin Childers of the University of Washington School of Medicine
January 8, 2018

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Within months, clinical trials of a gene therapy will begin with a small group of children affected with a deadly muscle-wasting disease.

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Media contact:  Leila Gray, 206.685.0381, leilag@uw.edu

A newly established muscular dystrophy research center in Seattle hopes to bring promising laboratory results into therapeutic trials.

The UW's teaching program for bioethics is recognized as one of the nation's most vibrant and comprehensive such collection of courses. UW Medicine writer Brian Donohue spoke with several instructors to generate a seven-part series of Q&As.

The hepatitis C virus has a previously unrecognized tactic to outwit antiviral responses and sustain a long-term infection.

Preclinical studies show that gene therapy can improve muscle strength in small- and large-animal models of a fatal congenital childhood dis

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