DNA 'Patch' For Canine Form Of Muscular Dystrophy Developed, First Treatment For Human Muscular Dystrophy In Sight

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 - 02:43 in Biology & Nature

Using a novel genetic technology that covers up genetic errors, researchers have developed a successful treatment for dogs with the canine version of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a paralyzing, and ultimately fatal, muscle disease.

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