An Animated Explanation of Muscular Dystrophy

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Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a genetic disorder identified by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.

Recently the U.S. FDS approved Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) as a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients with a confirmed mutation of the dystrophin gene amenable to exon 51 skipping.

In this Armando Hasudungan video, learn more about muscular dystrophy, and its different types and symptoms.

Did you know that using a newly engineered tongue-on-a-chip model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers found one reason that muscle regeneration fails?

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