Navigation Links
A Long-Awaited Mouse Offers a New Animal Model for FSH Muscular Dystrophy
Date:4/4/2013

our model may also serve well therapeutic intervention studies targeting DUX4 expression in skeletal muscle.”

The seed planted by the FSH Society generated additional major funding from other sources (including the Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds, National Institutes of Health, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Stichting FSHD, Friends of FSH Research, Fields Center for FSHD and Neuromuscular Research, the Geraldi Norton Foundation and the Eklund Family) to complete the ten-year analysis of the new mouse model. “I am very grateful to the Society for their longstanding support of our studies,” says Van der Maarel.

“Through advocacy and strategic investments in research, the FSH Society has helped bring the FSHD field to the threshold of drug discovery,” says June Kinoshita, Executive Director of the Society. But with the U.S. National Institutes of Health facing a $2.4 billion reduction in its budget because of the sequester, this is a critically important time for private donors and the public to keep funds flowing to FSHD research, she says. “We have to make sure patients today will be helped in their lifetimes.”

In addition to investing in scientific research, the FSH Society offers a community of support, news and information for FSHD patients and families, as well as to anyone experiencing symptoms and needs help finding qualified physicians to diagnose their condition. The Society was recently awarded its fifth consecutive Charity Navigator 4-star rating, placing it among the top-performing charities in America.

The FSH Society can be contacted at 781-301-6060 or on the Web at http://www.fshsociety.org.

Reference:
Krom YD, Thijssen PE, Young JM, den Hamer B, Balog J, et al. (2013) Intrinsic Epigenetic Regulation of the D4Z4 Macrosatellite Repeat in a Transgenic Mouse Model for FSHD. PLoS Genet 9(4): e1003415. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003415

The
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. University of Colorado Cancer Center Study Shows that Bitter Melon Juice Prevents Pancreatic Cancer in Mouse Models
2. The Veterinary Bioscience Institute Announces a Mouse Surgery Webinar Series
3. Kymab Announces Launch of Kymouse HK
4. SPX-106T Arrests Development of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Mouse Model of Cardiovascular Disease
5. A mouse model brings new perspectives on Lafora disease
6. Neighborhood Smiles of Green Bay Offers a New Approach to the Cavity Epidemic
7. Bed Bugs Get Family Throwing Nearly All Their Possessions, My Cleaning Offers Help With Complimentary Samples of Non-Pesticide Bed Bug Bully
8. Ag-Biotech Offers Male Sterility Locus Marker Services for Breeding Onions
9. Green Rust Remover Offers Complimentary Samples to Rust Contractors, My Cleaning Products Affirms It Could Cut Expenses Up to 50 Percent
10. Life Technologies Offers New Rapid DNA Platform
11. Three-Step Rust Removal With a Non-Invasive Rust Remover Published by My Cleaning Products, MCP Offers Sample of the Product
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 Follow ... potential to revolutionize the world has attracted diverse ... and small start-ups. The early years of nanotechnology ... largely due to the high risks involved, which ... earmarked for this evolving technology have been growing ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... BioTech News Coverage: Progress made ... of studies and trials.  Companies in focus are: GenSpera ... LLY ), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) GenSpera, ... for the treatment of cancer, announced that the United ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , September 19, 2014 The ... Spain , available today on PharmaBoardroom.com ... the Eurozone crisis that rocked the Spanish economy in 2009, ... Spanish pharma community has remained pragmatic in times of trouble. ... is still the fifth biggest European market, and the general ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 A novel robotic system that ... is currently being tested as part of a biomedical ... Boston with the aim of determining if the robot, ... cancer biopsies faster, more accurate, less costly, and less ... the potential to deliver prostate cancer therapies with greater ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Growing R&D Investments & Developments in Nanomaterials to Drive the Global Nanotechnology Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Growing R&D Investments & Developments in Nanomaterials to Drive the Global Nanotechnology Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Growing R&D Investments & Developments in Nanomaterials to Drive the Global Nanotechnology Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4Biotech Companies Pushing Sector Higher With Recent Therapeutic Advancements & Patent Approvals - Company Wins Summary Judgment For Prodrug Patent 2Biotech Companies Pushing Sector Higher With Recent Therapeutic Advancements & Patent Approvals - Company Wins Summary Judgment For Prodrug Patent 3Biotech Companies Pushing Sector Higher With Recent Therapeutic Advancements & Patent Approvals - Company Wins Summary Judgment For Prodrug Patent 4Biotech Companies Pushing Sector Higher With Recent Therapeutic Advancements & Patent Approvals - Company Wins Summary Judgment For Prodrug Patent 5Biotech Companies Pushing Sector Higher With Recent Therapeutic Advancements & Patent Approvals - Company Wins Summary Judgment For Prodrug Patent 6Biotech Companies Pushing Sector Higher With Recent Therapeutic Advancements & Patent Approvals - Company Wins Summary Judgment For Prodrug Patent 7PharmaBoardroom Releases New Spain Pharmaceuticals Report 2PharmaBoardroom Releases New Spain Pharmaceuticals Report 3Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 2Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 3Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 4Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 5Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 6
... BioStorage Technologies, Inc.,(BST), announces the appointment of ... European operations in Griesheim, Germany. Hoffer,joins BST with ... fields of,clinical pharmacology and toxicology. In his new ... Chief Operating Officer for BST, and will,manage all ...
... Managed Care ... Facilities, ... ), a leading developer of,biosensor and microprocessor technologies for use in ... professional pulse oximeters; the PulseOx 6000(TM) and PulseOx,6100(TM)., At the ...
... declares spirit of hope and focus on mission, ... today,named Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation as its expected ... proton therapy cancer treatment,and research center to be ... miles west of Chicago., The announcement came ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioStorage Technologies Appoints Dr. Wolfgang Hoffer as Managing Director of European Operations 2SPO Medical Begins Shipping PulseOx 6000(TM) and PulseOx 6100(TM) 2SPO Medical Begins Shipping PulseOx 6000(TM) and PulseOx 6100(TM) 3NIU Seeks OK for New Proton Cancer Treatment and Research Center 2NIU Seeks OK for New Proton Cancer Treatment and Research Center 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... -- Arizona turned its newborn screening program into a model ... earning it the first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award from the ... Will Humble, M.P.H., Arizona,s Department of Health Services director, with ... established a policy of full transparency for the length of ... to the lab for analysis, and set a target of ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... from several disciplines will be celebrated tonight at the ... in improving the health of premature infants and in ... The researchers, whose work was supported by the National ... former Atomic Energy Commission, will be honored at a ... A bipartisan group of Members of Congress will be ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and ... Research Management Society (ARMS), recognized the academic research ... Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards. , ... National Convention Centre and in conjunction with the ... representing Australia,s and New Zealand,s scientific community. Guest ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 2March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 33rd annual Golden Goose award ceremony honors 8 researchers; Unusual work had big results 2Elsevier and Australasian Research Management Society award scientists at Scopus ceremony 2
... and thrust," humans try to bank money to obtain financial ... gains. Many humans also end up in poverty traps, where ... living they find themselves unable to raise their heads above ... period, Gregory Rasmussen, currently at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford, intensively ...
... 1980s when they stumbled on small sugar molecules lurking in ... to be there, but they certainly weren,t supposed to be ... on and off. The conventional wisdom was that the ... determining their actions -- fell to phosphates, in a ...
... Laboratories engineer, and Bruce Osborn, chief operating officer of ... Mechanics magazine Breakthrough Innovator Award Oct. 15 during a ... Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Breakthrough Awards celebrate ... behind them. The joint Sandia/SES award is among 21 ...
Cached Biology News:Running on rocket fuel 2Johns Hopkins researchers detect sweet cacophony while listening to cellular cross-talk 2Sandia, SES win Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award 2