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Should Athletes Be Allowed to Enhance Their Genes?

Published: June 3rd, 2019

So-called gene doping is banned in sports, but some philosophers argue that it’s the way of the future

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World’s Muscle Biology Experts Gather at UF Conference

Published: April 1st, 2019

Researchers from across the globe gathered in the Reitz Union at the University of Florida for a three-day muscle biology conference.


Muscle Clocks Play a Role in Regulating Metabolism

Published: September 11th, 2018

Just 20 years ago, scientists didn’t even realize muscles had their own circadian clocks. Now they are beginning to appreciate their importance in health.


Potential Breakthrough in the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published: September 10th, 2018

At the American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual meeting in Los Angeles on April 25, it was reported that the drug edasalonexent showed a remarkably favorable impact on the progression […]

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Drug pair slows progression of muscular dystrophy in animal models

Published: May 11th, 2017

NIH grants aim to understand molecular changes during physical activity

Published: January 19th, 2017

NIH grants aim to understand molecular changes during physical activity

Building the Research of Muscle

Published: April 18th, 2016

The UF Myology Institute is building the research of muscle thanks in part to a $10.76 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center at UF Health

Published: September 14th, 2015

H. Lee Sweeney, PhD joins the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Published: February 3rd, 2015