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Latest Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva Stories

2014-12-01 08:30:07

MONTREAL, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clementia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S.

2014-01-08 17:39:58

Researchers have developed a new way to study bone disorders and bone growth, using stem cells from patients afflicted with a rare, genetic bone disease.

First Proof Of Principle For Treating Rare Bone Disease
2011-11-10 04:53:58

Scientists have developed a new genetic approach to specifically block the damaged copy of the gene for a rare bone disease, while leaving the normal copy untouched.

2011-07-20 17:05:26

For hundreds of thousands of people, injuring a muscle through an accident like falling off a bike or having surgery can result in a strange and serious complication.

2011-04-03 12:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Promising new research reveals a potentially highly effective treatment for heterotopic ossification (HO), a painful and often debilitating abnormal buildup of bone tissue.

2010-11-26 11:30:32

As debilitating as disease can be, finding paths that could possibly lead to a cure is quite rewarding.

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2009-11-13 08:01:48

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, is taking the first step in developing a treatment for a rare genetic disorder called fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), in which the body’s skeletal muscles and soft connective tissue turns to bone, immobilizing patients over a lifetime with a second skeleton.


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