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Understanding Duchenne: Preventing CGTF & Fibrosis

In many diseases, the development of fibrosis in muscle, or any tissue, is the result of a reactive, or faulty tissue repair process involving many factors.

In Duchenne, fibrosis is present in skeletal muscles at a very early age and is one of the major factors contributing to the loss of muscle strength and…


Added by PPMD Partner Information on October 17, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Expanding the Duchenne Therapeutic Opportunities by Targeting Myostatin

We all understand that Duchenne muscular dystrophy is characterized by muscle wasting and associated loss of function and that there are considerable efforts underway to develop drugs and biologics (cell and gene therapy) to address the primary problem in Duchenne—the absence of dystrophin. Restoring dystrophin or replacing dystrophin with replacement…


Added by PPMD Partner Information on December 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

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