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2014-12-03 08:31:47

CLEVELAND and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec.

2014-11-17 16:25:39

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Duchenne Alliance announced today that it will allocate $500,000 to Jerry Mendell, M.D.

2010-08-09 12:14:00

Dr. Jerry Mendell Leading Follistatin Gene Therapy MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Aug.

2009-11-11 18:16:43

A study appearing in Science Translational Medicine puts scientists one step closer to clinical trials to test a gene delivery strategy to improve muscle mass and function in patients with certain degenerative muscle disorders.

2009-01-08 12:45:00

There is no cure for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic disorder that causes the weakening of muscles and is the leading genetic cause of infant death, but University of Missouri researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target that improves deteriorating skeletal muscle tissue caused by SMA. The new therapy enhanced muscle strength, improved gross motor skills and increased the lifespan in a SMA model.


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