A course on Duchenne is being offered by the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus and is open to the public via real-time streaming and podcasts. PPMD President Pat Furlong will be a featured lecturer in April. The course runs Jan. 9 - April 17, 2014, and is taught on the Columbus campus in Parks Hall, Thursdays, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
The course will be overseen by Drs. Denis Guttridge and Jill Rafael-Fortney from the Ohio State University. Each lecture will be given by a different Duchenne or muscle disease expert or advocate. Classes will be devoted to skeletal muscle and its disorders through the perspective of DMD. Lecturers will explain the clinical aspects of this disease and research being pursued in the laboratory and clinic, as well as the basic structure, function and molecular mechanisms of skeletal muscles.
View the course live or by podcast
Visit http://new.livestream.com/musclegroup on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Click the event with the corresponding date in the “Upcoming & Live Events” section. To view a past lecture, click the desired event in the “Archived Events” section. Questions can also be asked during a live lecture by simply typing in the comment box below the video. These will be answered by the lecturer if time permits.
Podcasts will also be posted and archived on the home page of the Center for Muscle Health and Neuromuscular Disorders.
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