Category Archives: muscle

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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Major League Baseball Player Gets Major Help from Stem Cells

Posted on April 27, 2018

Stem cell treatment may bring San Diego Giants pitcher Mark Melancon a reprieve from injured reserve status after an unrelenting forearm injury. Melancon recently underwent a...

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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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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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