Category Archives: Muscular dystrophy

Created Muscle Tissue May Be a New Treatment for Patients with Duchenne’s

Posted on January 25, 2018

Researchers at Duke University have grown the first working human skeletal muscle using induced pluripotent stem cells. This is not the school’s first attempt at engineering...

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Understanding How Stem Cells React May Mean New Therapies for Damaged Muscles

Posted on December 29, 2017

Researchers from the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have found that muscle cells respond differently to aging than injury. The research, published in Cell Stem...

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DNA May Hold Clues for Treating Muscular Dystrophy

Posted on September 29, 2017

A discovery by University of Pennsylvania researchers may lead to new treatments for people with one form of muscular dystrophy. A study by the Perelman School...

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