New Molecule Heralds Hope for Muscular Dystrophy Treatment, University of Illinois Study

Published: May 02, 2013

Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

There's hope for patients with myotonic dystrophy. A new small molecule developed by researchers at the University of Illinois has been shown to break up the protein-RNA clusters that cause the disease in living human cells, an important first step toward developing a pharmaceutical treatment for the as-yet untreatable disease.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

Back to news