muscular dystrophy

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.

June 1, 2018

Alison and Paul Frase recently visited a UW Medicine lab, which is curing dogs with myotubular myopathy (MTM), the disease that took their son Joshua's life just before his 16th birthday.

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

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UW muscular dystrophy researcher Dr. Jeffrey S. Chamberlain will be inducted Feb. 14 as a Fellow in the American Association for the Advance of Science at the AAAS annual meeting in San Jose, Calif. 

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

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