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gene therapy and DMD

 
  December, 8 2000 0:03
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University of Pittsburgh reports best gene delivery to date of protein missing in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


Using sophisticated techniques, University of Pittsburgh scientists have engineered perhaps the best gene therapy to date for the prevalent life-threatening disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The research, conducted in animals and reported in the Nov. 28 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, are remarkable on several fronts.

Parent Project, NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Contact:
Lauren Ward
wardle@msx.upmc.edu
412-624-2607
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


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