Posted by Friends of FSH Research on Jul 10, 2018
A big unknown has been how to regenerate muscle mass after a cure for FSHD has been found. In a step toward that goal, researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have developed a process to regenerate skeletal muscle cells in mice with muscular dystrophy. The unlikely source of those cells is a type of benign tumor called a teratoma.
See publication Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells from PSC-Derived Teratomas Have Functional Regenerative Capacity
See also the University of Minnesota press release.
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