Scientists identified a sequence in the dystrophin gene that is essential for helping muscle tissues function, a breakthrough discovery that could lead to treatments for the deadly hereditary disease.
A patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy is only one of three people in the US to receive a LVAD to keep his weakened heart pumping blood around his body.
Muscle regeneration in mouse models of Duchenne muscular dystrophy is improved when THI is purified and given in appropriate doses, a new study suggests.
A new study may help to increase understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Researchers from Cardiff University are working in conjunction with biotech company PerkinElmer, to develop a new diagnostic kit of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The kit will be able to screen for DMD by analyzing dried neonatal blood spots.
The FDA have approved the first drug designed to treat patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
A newly developed approach could be used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers believe.
RTC 13 effectively counteracts ‘nonsense’ mutation that causes disorder. Scientists at UCLA have identified a new compound that could treat...