Gisela Gaina

Institutul National "Victor Babeș"

Florina Gisela Gaina, PhD, currently works at “Victor Babes” National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, Romania. She received her PhD in Biology from the University of Bucharest, Romania, in 2009 with a thesis project based on the study of the proteins involved in muscular dystrophies. She is a research scientist working in the field of skeletal muscle. The primary focus of her research activities is on skeletal muscle regeneration. She has been involved in a number of research projects funded by regional, national, and international public agencies. She is an author and/or co-author of more than twenty scientific papers and conference abstracts and three book chapters.

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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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