Video Event: Spotlight: Muscular Dystrophy - Jul 2013

Spotlight on Muscular Dystrophy and Stem Cell Research – Helen Blau, Stanford

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most severe form of muscular dystrophy that affects 1 in 3500 boys and leads to progressive muscle degeneration and death by the second decade of life. It’s been nearly thirty years ago that dystrophin, the mutated gene that causes DMD, was identified. Without the large structural protein encoded by […]