Muscular Dystrophy Podcast 2012 :: The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

"This Month in Muscular Dystrophy" 2012 Archives

Dr. Federica Montanaro Discusses New Cardiac Dystrophin Associated Proteins :: December 2012

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Guest: Dr. Federica Montanaro, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: Proteomic analysis reveals new cardiac-specific dystrophin-associated proteins. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e43515.

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Professor Francesco Muntoni Discusses Congenital Muscular Dystrophies :: September 2012

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Guest: Professor Francesco Muntoni, Chair of Paediatric Neurology, United College London Institute of Child Health, Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: The ever-expanding spectrum of congenital muscular dystrophies. Ann Neurol. 2012 Jul;72(1):9-17.

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Dr. Louise Rodino-Klapac Discusses Advances in Dysferlin Gene Therapy :: July 2012

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Guest: Louise Rodino-Klapac, PhD, principal investigator, Center for Gene Therapy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: EHomologous Recombination Mediates Functional Recovery of Dysferlin Deficiency following AAV5 Gene Transfer. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e39233. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

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Dr. Hugh Allen Discusses Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy :: May 2012

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Guest: Hugh Allen, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: Effects of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and/or Beta Blockers on the Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print]

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Dr. Jerry Mendell Discusses Newborn Screening in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy :: April 2012

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Guest: Jerry Mendell, MD, director, Center for Gene Therapy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: Evidence-based path to newborn screening for duchenne muscular dystrophy. Ann Neurol. 2012 Mar;71(3):304-13.

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Dr. Thomas Voit Discusses Gamma Sarcoglycan Gene Therapy :: March 2012

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Guest: Thomas Voit, medical and scientific director, Institut de Myologie, Paris, France

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: A phase I trial of adeno-associated virus serotype 1-γ-sarcoglycan gene therapy for limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2C. Brain. 2012 Feb;135(Pt 2):483-92.

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Dr. Burghes Discusses Antisense Oligomer Treatment in an SMA Mouse Model :: February 2012

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Guest: Arthur Burghes, PhD, professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics and Neurology, The Ohio State University

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: A single administration of morpholino antisense oligomer rescues spinal muscular atrophy in mouse. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print]

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January 2012 :: Dr. Steve Wilton Discusses Antisense-Induced Exon Skipping

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Guest: Professor Steve Wilton, Australian Neuromuscular Research Institute, The University of Western Australia

Access an abstract of this month’s featured research article: Dystrophin isoform induction in vivo by antisense-mediated alternative splicing. Mol Ther. 2010 Jun;18(6):1218-23.

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