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Study uncovers new proteins involved in regulating muscular dystrophy-linked gene

CRISPR-based proteomics technique reveals potential therapeutic targets for FSHD, a rare but devastating disease

March 13, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new Fred Hutch study has revealed more players in the pathway of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, or FSHD, the most common form of muscular dystrophy.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 3, 2017

Dr. Nancy Davidson, former VP Joe Biden and other cancer leaders share insights about disease that touches so many; Novel ‘barcode’ tracking of T cells in immunotherapy patients identifies likely cancer killers; and Fred Hutch/UW graduate student Qing Feng among this year’s 13 Weintraub award winners.

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Tapscott team finds two genetic flaws fuel form of muscular dystrophy

Latest in a series of breakthrough discoveries by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Stephen Tapscott and an international team of researchers may lead to biomarker tests, new treatments

Nov. 12, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

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‘Dead gene’ plays key role in muscular dystrophy

Tapscott’s global team discovers expression of an MD-causing gene thought to be inactive in humans; work may lead to new therapy targets, evolutionary insights

Nov. 1, 2010 | By Kristen Woodward

An international team of researchers led by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Dr. Stephen Tapscott has made a second critical advance in determining the cause of a common form of muscular dystrophy known as facioscapulohumeral dystrophy, or FSHD.

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