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Vaccination May be Necessary to Prevent Reinfection After Initial Cure of Hepatitis C
Christopher Walker, PhD, a principal investigator in the Center for Vaccines and Immunity, led a study on how an initial cure of chronic hepatitis C infection does not reduce the risk or severity of reinfection with hepatitis C.
Discovery of New Form of Dystrophin Protein Could Lead to Therapy for Some Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients
A team led by Kevin Flanigan, MD, principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy, have discovered a new form of dystrophin, a protein critical to normal muscle function, and identified the genetic mechanism responsible for its production.
Zinc Supplementation Improves Growth in NICU Babies with Chronic Lung Disease
In a recent study, NCH gastroenterologist Ala Shaikhkhalil, MD, demonstrated that zinc supplementation is promising for improving growth in extremely low birthweight infants with chronic lung disease.