Latest Becker's muscular dystrophy Stories

2009-11-11 00:00:00

AMSTERDAM, November 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that it has successfully treated Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in an animal model with its proprietary gene therapy.

2009-11-06 09:32:00

Dr. Carmen Bertoni to Receive $75,000 For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A.

2009-10-26 07:00:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

2009-10-13 00:00:00

AMSTERDAM, October 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that the European Medicines Agency has granted Orphan Drug Designation to AMT's gene therapy product AMT-080 for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Orphan Drug Designation for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) entitles AMT to ten year market exclusivity in Europe following marketing approval for AMT-080 if this product...

2009-09-29 06:00:00

Duchenne Organization Competes With Over 500 Nonprofits To Win Grand Prize MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Intel, as Sponsors of Tomorrow(TM), announced Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) as the winner of its Vote For A Cause contest on its Facebook Page.

2009-06-24 08:04:41

A group led by Dr. Paul T. Martin of The Ohio State University College of Medicine has demonstrated that the glycosyltransferase Galgt2 can lessen symptoms in multiple models of muscular dystrophy.

2009-06-22 13:51:00

Senator Johnny Isakson, American Football Coaches Association to Receive Awards MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A.

2009-06-18 12:36:10

British medical scientists say they used an animal study to demonstrate a method of making an early diagnosis of muscular dystrophy, before symptoms develop. University of Birmingham researchers said they used mice to study the key proteins involved in two types of muscular dystrophy -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy and a milder form, Limb Girdle MD. The researchers said they identified disrupted stem cell function and delays of skeletal muscle formation in embryos of muscular dystrophy-like mice.

2009-06-18 07:09:07

The saying "knowing is half the battle" is never more powerful than in early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Muscular dystrophy is one such disease where patients can benefit from early treatment.

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