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Systemic delivery of antisense oligonucleotides neutralizes mutant RNA toxicity in mice with DM1

Systemic delivery of antisense oligonucleotides neutralizes mutant RNA toxicity in mice with DM1

Scientists design small molecules that recognize myotonic dystrophy-associated RNAs

Scientists design small molecules that recognize myotonic dystrophy-associated RNAs

Isis, Biogen Idec partner to discover and develop antisense drugs against neuromuscular disorders

Isis, Biogen Idec partner to discover and develop antisense drugs against neuromuscular disorders

Researchers hold new implications for pathogenesis of myotonic dystrophy

Researchers hold new implications for pathogenesis of myotonic dystrophy

Scripps Florida designs new compound that shows promise against tremor ataxia syndrome

Scripps Florida designs new compound that shows promise against tremor ataxia syndrome

Scientists reveal how TREX proteins act as passport for transfer of cell blueprints

Scientists reveal how TREX proteins act as passport for transfer of cell blueprints

Molecular missteps disrupt brain function in adult-onset muscular dystrophy

Molecular missteps disrupt brain function in adult-onset muscular dystrophy

Myotonia less important to patients with myotonic dystrophy than other symptoms

Myotonia less important to patients with myotonic dystrophy than other symptoms

Keck Foundation awards UF $1M to study how proteins in cells are made

Keck Foundation awards UF $1M to study how proteins in cells are made

Invasive strategy benefits patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 neuromuscular disorder

Invasive strategy benefits patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 neuromuscular disorder

Scientists design compounds that act against myotonic dystrophy type 1 RNA

Scientists design compounds that act against myotonic dystrophy type 1 RNA

Prosensa secures €23M in new equity financing

Prosensa secures €23M in new equity financing

People with myotonic muscular dystrophy more likely to develop cancer

People with myotonic muscular dystrophy more likely to develop cancer

Insight into neurodegenerative diseases

Insight into neurodegenerative diseases

Medication used to treat heart arrhythmias also reduces myotonic dystrophy: Researchers

Medication used to treat heart arrhythmias also reduces myotonic dystrophy: Researchers

MDA awards over $21M in grants for advancing critical neuromuscular research

MDA awards over $21M in grants for advancing critical neuromuscular research

Loss of key proteins may account for molecular abnormalities associated with myotonic dystrophy

Loss of key proteins may account for molecular abnormalities associated with myotonic dystrophy

Researchers find compound that reverses type 1 myotonic dystrophy

Researchers find compound that reverses type 1 myotonic dystrophy

Small molecule blocks aberrant pathway associated with myotonic dystrophy

Small molecule blocks aberrant pathway associated with myotonic dystrophy

New approach to remove toxic agent that causes myotonic dystrophy

New approach to remove toxic agent that causes myotonic dystrophy