muscular dystrophy

This Week in Science

In Science this week: gene variant linked to inflammatory bowel disease, and more.

The researchers found that it's not necessary to design individual guide RNAs for each DMD mutation or excise large genomic regions with pairs of guide RNAs. 

The Salk Institute-led team developed a system for in vivo activation of endogenous target genes through trans-epigenetic remodeling.

AmCare Genomics said that it has a large network that would enable it to raise awareness about Genomic Vision's test for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. 

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: two proteins may help treat muscular dystrophy, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: epigenetic memory of environmental changes in roundworms, and more.

Incorporating splicing and other clues from muscle transcripts, researchers reached diagnoses in cases that were inconclusive after sequencing alone.

Exonics will use the funding to advance preclinical research from UT-Southwestern researcher Eric Olson on genome editing of DMD mutations in a mouse model.

UT-SWMC researcher Eric Olson will study dystrophin produced with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in a mouse model, as well as off-target effects.


360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.

The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.