Latest Duchenne muscular dystrophy Stories
Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects 1 in every 3,600 male infants each year. Due to the way the disease is inherited, girls are not affected. Muscular dystrophy consists of a group of inherited disorders causing muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue, which progressively becomes worse.
The challenge of treating patients with genetic disorders in which a single mutated gene is simply too large to be replaced using traditional gene therapy techniques may soon be a thing of the past.
Leading muscular dystrophy researcher Dean Burkin, of the University of Nevada School of Medicine summarizes the impact of a new protein therapeutic, MG53, for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in an article published this week in Science Translational Medicine.
HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE, for the FIRST time in history was treated in March 2012 by Dr.’s Feinerman and Paino in our state of the art clinic in Lima, Peru.
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