MDA Funds 'Omics for Neuromuscular Disease Studies | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As part of a new $13.7 million funding round, the Muscular Dystrophy Association has awarded grants to several research groups that will use genomics and genetics-based science to investigate the molecular causes of neuromuscular diseases.

The new funding will support a total of 40 researchers studying Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), ALS/Lou Gehrig's disease, muscular atrophy, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, and links between diabetes and Freidreich's ataxia.

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