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Compound that Increases Muscle Mass

Started Jun 8, 2011 0 Replies

mRNA Expression Signatures of Human Skeletal Muscle Atrophy Identify a Natural Compound that Increases Muscle Mass  …Continue

Telomere alongation Astragaloside IV ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joshua's mom May 17, 2011. 1 Reply

Someone knows something about this supplement?Continue

A new tool in genetic engineering

Started Mar 16, 2011 0 Replies

Maybe interesting for non-sense stop mutations.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50: 2896-2902 (2011)…Continue

Tags: ribosomes, orthogonal, protein, engineering, translation

 

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Ofir Arad replied to Nimi Langer's discussion How much to give? in the group Idebenone
"It's important to note that the safety was proved with boys between 10 and 18. High dose idebenone is toxic in vitro to brain cells http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21547417# so this dose may be dangerous to young kids. Remember that…"
Aug 29, 2014
Ofir Arad joined Nimi Langer's group
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Idebenone

As one of the only supplements passing phase IIa with prove of safety and efficacy for our kids (450 mg daily)idebenone phase IIa.pdf, we should start looking at this one seriously.See More
Aug 29, 2014
Ofir Arad posted a blog post

Control devices with the mind

In a jaw-dropping feat of engineering, electronics turn a person's thoughts into commands for a robot. Using a brain-computer interface technology pioneered by University of Minnesota biomedical engineering professor Bin He, several young people have learned to use their thoughts to steer a flying robot around a gym, making it turn, rise, dip, and even sail through a ring.The technology may someday allow people robbed of speech and mobility by neurodegenerative diseases to regain function by…See More
Jun 4, 2013
Ofir Arad favorited mehrzad haidari's discussion key mechanism in muscle regeneration Found
Dec 22, 2012
Ofir Arad favorited Denise Bretsik's discussion Summit SMT C1100
Oct 16, 2012
Ofir Arad replied to Joanne Wechsler's discussion Ataluren
"Does somebody knows anything about the effects of Ataluren on cognition?"
Oct 13, 2012
Ofir Arad replied to Char Burke's discussion Elevated ALTSGOT
"The liver enzymes are very similar to muscle enzymes, the liver enzymes analysis is not designed to be done with other muscle enzymes in the blood. In DMD the muscle enzymes are very elevated in the blood so the result of the liver enzymes analysis…"
Jun 14, 2012
Tammy left a comment for Ofir Arad
"Have you had any success with the amino acid supplements you are giving your son?"
May 30, 2012
Tammy replied to Ofir Arad's discussion aminogram
"I am in the process of looking into this as well.  I asked for an amino acid test and will be getting one this week.  My concern is that the Neuro specialist at CHOP here in Philadelphia said the test can be variable depending on what the…"
May 8, 2012
Ofir Arad replied to Chad Campbell's discussion Newly Diagnosed
"I am sorry, about the diagnosis, we know that its not easy. I dont know exactly when, But I am sure that we will see the cure for this disease. I think that deletion 48-54 could be treated with exon skipping 55."
Apr 21, 2012
Ofir Arad and Galia Ben Ishay are now friends
Mar 29, 2012
Ofir Arad commented on Nimi Langer's group Patient Specific Exon Skipping -NOW!
"Dear Nimi, can you update us please about this initiative?"
Mar 9, 2012
Ofir Arad joined Nimi Langer's group
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Patient Specific Exon Skipping -NOW!

Pushing forward a venture that will concentrate on that. See More
Mar 9, 2012
Ofir Arad joined Suzanne Desmond's group
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Duchenne MD & Autism Spectrum Disorder

Patients living with DMD & Autism Spectrum Disorder. 
Mar 6, 2012
Ofir Arad replied to Alissa's discussion Confused: Shouldn't a blood test and a full array show DMD?
"As Carrie says mutations after exon 63 can explain the developmental delay. A mutation after exon 63 causes the lack of expression of all the isoforms of dystrophyn including dp71 that is important for the the brain development. You can find a…"
Dec 29, 2011
Ofir Arad added a discussion to the group ataluren trial following up
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Ataluen and Brain blood barrier

Does somebody knows if ataluren can go through the brain-blod barrier. I have asked PTC but they are not responding me... See More
Nov 16, 2011

Profile Information

About me:
I'm chemist, doing research for the medical devices industry.
About my family:
We have 3 childrens: a couple of twins, a girl and a boy with a nonsnense stop mutation in the dystrophyn gene, and a litlle baby girl.
Name(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
Eyal
Age(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
4-6
City:
Barcelona, Spain

Ofir Arad's Blog

Control devices with the mind

Posted on June 4, 2013 at 11:57pm 0 Comments

In a jaw-dropping feat of engineering, electronics turn a person's thoughts into commands for a robot. Using a brain-computer interface technology pioneered by University of Minnesota biomedical engineering professor Bin He, several young people have learned to use their thoughts to steer a flying robot around a gym, making it turn, rise, dip, and even sail through a ring.



The technology may someday allow people robbed of speech and mobility by neurodegenerative diseases to regain… Continue

Upregulators of Utrophin Production

Posted on May 6, 2011 at 2:53pm 0 Comments

Discovery of 2-Arylbenzoxazoles as Upregulators of Utrophin Production for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jm200135z

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At 2:58am on May 30, 2012, Tammy said…

Have you had any success with the amino acid supplements you are giving your son?

At 2:04pm on June 6, 2010, celia garcia gomez said…
Hola de nuevo, disculpa Arad ,antes solo te pregunte por tu hijo, en vez de hacerlo, por tu familia, ya que pronto sereis padres ,sino he leido mal.SALUDOS
At 1:57pm on June 6, 2010, celia garcia gomez said…
Hola,Ofir Arad, gracias por el aviso ¿Cómo esta tu hijo? Saludos
At 4:12pm on June 3, 2010, celia garcia gomez said…
GRACIAS, Arad , por tu información, nos pondremos en contacto con nuestro médico. Me gustaría seguir contactando, hasta pronto.SALUDOS
 
 
 

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