Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Muscular Dystrophy

Research Updates and Therapeutic Strategies

Edited by Gisela Gaina

Institutul National "Victor Babeș"

Muscular Dystrophy - Research Update and Therapeutic Strategies is for students, researchers, and clinicians interested in muscular dystrophies who want to improve their knowledge of these complex genetic diseases. The book includes information about the genetics of various types of muscular dystrophies as well as explores new and current therapeutic strategies that aim to ameliorate symptoms and improve patients’ quality of life and life expectancy. In addition, this book reviews information on current clinical trials for muscular dystrophies and presents a framework for what to consider during the design of these trials.

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Muscular DystrophyResearch Updates and Therapeutic StrategiesEdited by Gisela Gaina

Published: December 23rd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87261

ISBN: 978-1-83968-475-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-474-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-476-0

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

2792 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Treatment: Past and Present Perspectives

By Nahla O. Mousa, Ahmed Osman, Nagia Fahmy, Ahmed Abdellatif and Waheed K. Zahra


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2. Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy: Genetics and Trials

By Robin Warner


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3. miRNAs and Muscle Stem Cells

By Francisco Hernandez-Torres, Lara Rodriguez-Outeiriño, Lidia Matias-Valiente, Estefania Lozano-Velasco, Diego Franco and Amelia Aranega


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4. Role of Growth Factors and Apoptosis Proteins in Cognitive Disorder Development in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

By Mariia Georgievna Sokolova and Ekaterina Valentinovna Lopatina


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5. Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

By Ahmed Elhussieny, Ken’ichiro Nogami, Fusako Sakai-Takemura, Yusuke Maruyama, AbdElraouf Omar Abdelbakey, Wael Abou El-kheir, Shin’ichi Takeda and Yuko Miyagoe-Suzuki


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6. The Impact of Payer and Reimbursement Authorities Evidence Requirements on Healthcare Solution Design for Muscular Dystrophies

By Maximilian Lebmeier, Fleur Chandler, Josie Godfrey and Jonathan Dando


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