DNA ‘Patch’ For Dogs With Muscular Dystrophy Developed, First Treatment For Humans...

DNA ‘Patch’ For Dogs With Muscular Dystrophy Developed, First Treatment For Humans in Sight

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microscope.jpgUsing a novel genetic technology that covers up genetic errors, researchers have developed a successful treatment for dogs with the canine version of muscular dystrophy, a paralyzing, and ultimately fatal, muscle disease.

The current finding shows that the DNA patches could be delivered in a larger animal, with the possibility of successfully treating humans. (Read full story in Science Daily)

Thanks to Steve Perry for the story tip! 

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