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First demonstration of muscle restoration in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

... "This new class of treatment has the potential to help a large number of patients with different genetic diseases that have the same t...

New therapeutic insight into duchenne muscular dystrophy

... ... Dr. Spiegelman and colleagues found that a protein called PGC-1alph...

UCR's Xuemei Chen receives the 2006 Charles Albert Shull Award

... This award was initiated in 1971 in honor Dr. Charles A. Shull, whose interest and support were largely responsible for the founding of ASPB. The annual award, worth $2,000, is given for outstanding research in plant biology by a scientist who is under 40 years of age or is less than 10 years from receiving their P...

New step toward treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

This press release is also available in <A HREF="http://www.eurekalert.org/staticrel.php?view=uol0608...">French .......... Quebec City, June 8, 2006--The team led by Dr. Jacques P. Tremblay, a researcher with the Human Genetics Department at Quebec City's Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Qubec (CHUQ) and professor with Universit Laval's Faculty of Medicine, has taken an important step toward...

Jane Lubchenco receives the 2005 AAAS Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award

AAAS, the world's largest general scientific society, today named Jane Lubchenco, Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distinguished Professor of Zoology at Oregon State University, to receive the prestigious Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award for her exemplary commitment to, and leadership of, public understanding of science initiatives in public policy and p...

Slime-mold beetles named for Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld

ITHACA, N.Y. -- U.S. President George Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld may not all get a library, airport or highway named after them. But each has a slime-mold beetle named in his honor.... Miller and Wheeler.... The...

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research focuses on early mechanisms

Blacksburg, Va. - A $1 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health will fund research at Virginia Tech to identify the cell-level mechanisms that start Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a progressive and fatal muscle weakness disease that occurs in approximately one in 3,500 males....... The research project will foc...
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