Published in Genetics and Environmental Business Week, April 30th, 2009
Described as the first gene therapy trial in muscular dystrophy to demonstrate promising findings, researchers from the University of Florida, Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and The Ohio State University report how they safely transferred a gene to produce a protein necessary for healthy muscle fiber growth into three teenagers with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.
The findings, which have relevance to genetic disorders beyond muscular...
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