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Neurogenetic Diseases

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Changing view of Muscular Dystrophy

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Perkins PhD student, Dr Macarena Cabrera-Serrano, from the Laboratory for Neurogenetic Diseases, was lead author on the paper, Expanding the phenotype of GMPPB mutations. Although Congenital Muscular Dystrophy has several…

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Perkins researchers decipher world-first muscle disorder cases

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During their investigation the multi-national team of researchers studied a muscle protein that is strongly influenced by calcium. The protein, known as tropomyosin-3 (TPM3), is vital for skeletal muscle development…

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Sharpening the focus on muscle diseases

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Dr Gina Ravenscroft, who is lead author of the review published by the prestigious journal Brain, works in the Neurogenetic Diseases Laboratory at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research; one of the world's…