Asuragen Myotonic Dystrophy 1 Dx Kit Receives CE Mark
The disease is an inherited form of muscular dystrophy characterized by a repeat expansion of 50 CTG trinucleotides or greater in the DMPK gene.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Marina Biotech this week took another step toward reestablishing itself as a player in the nucleic acids drug sector, regaining compliance with US Securities and Exchange Commission financial reporting requirements with the submission of the requisite information for 2012,
U of Florida Lands $1M Keck Grant
Scientists at the University of Florida have won a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to fund research into how proteins in cells are created, and how that process may influence inherited human diseases.
Scripps Researchers Receive $3.5M CIRM Grant for Stem Cell Research
One award will be used to create methods of identifying potentially cancer-causing or other detrimental mutations in induced pluripotent stem cells, and the other will be used to conduct research into a group of genetic diseases.