Latest Walker-Warburg Syndrome Stories
For many inherited diseases, such as cystic fibrosis or Huntington disease, the disease-causing genetic mutation damages or removes a protein that has an essential role in the body.
Researchers at the University of Iowa have worked out the exact function of an enzyme that is critical for normal muscle structure and is involved in several muscular dystrophies.
A strong international collaboration and a single patient with mild muscle disease and severe cognitive impairment have allowed University of Iowa researchers to identify a new gene mutation that causes muscular dystrophy.
A new study by scientists at the University of Iowa shows why muscle membranes don't rupture when healthy people exercise.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.