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New mouse study indicates that mutant protein in muscle cells is responsible for SBMA

New mouse study indicates that mutant protein in muscle cells is responsible for SBMA

Plant pigment could prevent damage to nerves linked with childhood form of SMA

Plant pigment could prevent damage to nerves linked with childhood form of SMA

Researchers develop valid humanized model for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

Researchers develop valid humanized model for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

Joint research program in SMA enters initial stage of clinical development

Joint research program in SMA enters initial stage of clinical development

Study focuses on vaccine-preventable illnesses in myasthenia gravis patients

Study focuses on vaccine-preventable illnesses in myasthenia gravis patients

The association alfa-enolase/plasmin is a new selective target for treating muscular pathologies

The association alfa-enolase/plasmin is a new selective target for treating muscular pathologies

Positive results from Edison’s EPI-743 phase 2A study on Leigh Syndrome

Positive results from Edison’s EPI-743 phase 2A study on Leigh Syndrome

Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance, USF ARC to host ‘Understanding a Cure’ symposium

Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance, USF ARC to host ‘Understanding a Cure’ symposium

Researchers identify two gene mutations that cause neuromuscular disorder

Researchers identify two gene mutations that cause neuromuscular disorder

FDA approves Levaquin for plague

FDA approves Levaquin for plague

Two new studies analyze treatment decisions in late-stage ALS patients

Two new studies analyze treatment decisions in late-stage ALS patients

Invasive strategy benefits patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 neuromuscular disorder

Invasive strategy benefits patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 neuromuscular disorder

Intravenous immune globulin effective treatment for GBS, CIDP

Intravenous immune globulin effective treatment for GBS, CIDP

TACT believes that Halo's HT-100 may effectively treat DMD

TACT believes that Halo's HT-100 may effectively treat DMD

PTC, Roche announce licensing agreement for SMA programme

PTC, Roche announce licensing agreement for SMA programme

Researchers to begin drug development projects for rare and neglected diseases

Researchers to begin drug development projects for rare and neglected diseases

Reduced levels of VAPB protein may play central role in causing ALS

Reduced levels of VAPB protein may play central role in causing ALS

RRD enters partnership with NIH Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases program

RRD enters partnership with NIH Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases program

Research finds alteration in KBTBD13 protein causes nemaline myopathy

Research finds alteration in KBTBD13 protein causes nemaline myopathy

2010 Mid-Atlantic Bio a great kick-off for hosting 2011 BIO International Convention

2010 Mid-Atlantic Bio a great kick-off for hosting 2011 BIO International Convention