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Feb 6, 2013
Using model organisms to identify new therapies and to understand the pathogenesis of FSHD.
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Feb 6, 2013
New findings about DUX4 have raised as many fundamental questions about the molecular pathology of this unique disease as they have answered.
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Feb 6, 2013
Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity: Rare Disease Clinical Research Consortia.
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Feb 6, 2013
Michael Kyba Receives MDA Grant to Study Muscle Developmental Deficits in FSHD.
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Feb 6, 2013
Final progress update from FSH Scholar Barbara Page.
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Nov 28, 2012
The primary cause of FSHD is abnormal activation of the Dux4 gene, so mouse models need to reproduce production of Dux4.
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Nov 11, 2012
Friends of FSH Research has helped fund another ground breaking project that has shed new light on the mechanism of muscle damage in Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy, and suggests new targets for treatment.
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Oct 22, 2012
The milestones for year one were to perform an initial screen for Platform 1 and prepare and validate Platform 2.
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Sep 6, 2012
The chemicals Dr Kyba’s group has identified may help us to understand the chemical pathways that can indirectly inhibit the muscle toxicity associated with the DUX4 gene.
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Aug 3, 2012
Today, we are very excited to report that the research team is working to find compounds that will impact DUX4 and allow FSH muscle cells to survive.
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Jul 24, 2012
The Miller Lab has made exciting progress in the development of a platform for screening genes and compounds with activities that affect FSHD-specific pathogenic processes.
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Jul 17, 2012
It would appear that the initial MRI study by Seth Friedman, Ph.D. and the subsequent longitudinal study now in progress has spurred interest in using MRI as a diagnostic tool for FSHD.
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Jul 16, 2012
RICK Colella is happy to talk about the two world records he set last weekend at the U.S. Masters long course nationals, but the energy in his voice peaks when he starts discussing his role in eradicating a disease that affects a member of his family.
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Jun 1, 2012
Analysis of the hundreds of genes regulated by the DUX4 transcription factor reveals a new understanding of the pathology of FSHD and may lead to tools that accelerate the development of therapies.
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Apr 17, 2012
Asymmetric Bidirectional Transcription from the FSHD-Causing D4Z4 Array Modulates DUX4 Production
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Feb 12, 2012
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a brief 10-minute massage helps reduce inflammation in muscle.
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Feb 1, 2012
Stem cell researcher has become the first Australian to win microscopic image competition.
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Jan 15, 2012
Recent discoveries provide us with a clearer understanding of how the genetics of FSHD translate into disease.
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Dec 28, 2011
DUX4 Activates Germline Genes, Retroelements, and Immune Mediators: Implications for Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy.
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Nov 28, 2011
Degeneration of muscles in FHSD is associated with fatty replacement on magnetic resonance imaging.