Gene Mutations in Patients With Becker Muscular Dystrophy Identified, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Research
1/19/2010 7:11:16 AM
ScienceDaily (Jan. 19, 2010) — Investigators in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital have identified a link between specific modifications of the dystrophin gene and the age of cardiac disease onset in patients with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD). This information could help clinicians provide early cardiac intervention for BMD patients based on genetic testing results performed on a blood sample.
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