Congrats to Karen for obtaining the graduate NSF fellowship! We are so excited for you!
A step forward in therapy for muscle-wasting disorders
ScienceDaily, MyScience.org, Medical Xpress, the Stem Cellar, Innovation Toronto, Dotemirates, Technology Networks, Health News Digest and Lab Manager Magazinereported on UCLA researcher April Pyle’s successful creation of skeletal muscle from stem cells, a major step toward a stem cell replacement therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other muscle-wasting disorders. Pyle is an associate professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics in the UCLA College of Letters and Science and the David Geffen School of Medicine and a member of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center.
Karen Gonzalez (right) and Katrina Paras (left) presented at 2017 ABRCMS in Phoenix, AZ. They won awards for Outstanding Presentation in the Microbiology and Cell Biology categories, respectively. Awards were given to the top 10% of poster presentations in each category.
A day of intense scientific presentation and discussion on muscle biology, stem cells, and disease hosted by the Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Key note speakers will include Drs. Jeff Chamberlain (U. Washington) and Ellen Welch (PTC Therapeutics).
Event will be held at the new Luskin Conference Center, 2nd floor Nov 29th, 9:30 - 6:00pm. All are welcome to join.