Category Archives: Muscular dystrophy

Protecting Muscle Stem Cells May Benefit People with Muscular Dystrophy

Posted on September 5, 2018

Stem cell researchers at the University of Georgia have created a new nanohydrogel containing muscle stem cells designed to treat damaged muscles. The gel is aimed...

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Research Shows Promise for New Muscular Dystrophy Treatments

Posted on July 27, 2018

A new process developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School may mean a new treatment for individuals living with muscular dystrophy. The project...

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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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