New paper in Developmental Cell identifies a set of genes regulated by DUX4 and suggests possible mechanisms for causing muscle damage that might be targeted for developing therapies “DUX4 Activates Germline Genes, Retroelements, and Immune Mediators: Implications for FSHD”
Best practice guidelines on genetic diagnostics of FSHD are now available and published in the journal Neuromuscular Disorders! FSH Society sponsors workshop held June 9, 2010, in Leiden, The Netherlands.
Highlights include: Scapulothoratic fusion in FSHD: a surgical wiring technique has been utilized for fixation of the scapula to the adjacent ribs New books for your consideration Pregnancy and birth outcomes in women with FSHD Highlight of neuromuscular clinics that we believe might be of interest to patients and their families And much more! Read… Read More »
Our 2011 annual review of scientific research funded by the FSH Society was published in the Summer 2011 issue of the FSH Watch newsletter. The issue includes a list of the top papers from the year with comments about their significance, opportunities for research volunteers, and the latest Society news from 2011. The full issue is available here to… Read More »
Highlights include: FSH friends for the journey FSH Society establishes collaboration with Stanford University FSH Society grants recently awarded End of tax season celebration for FSH muscular dystrophy raises $30,000 for society. And much more! Read or download the full 2011 Spring Watch here.