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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.

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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.

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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

https://ufhealth.org/news/2017/drug-pair-slows-progression-muscular-dystrophy-animal-models

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