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B.S in biology. Ph.D in Human Genetics. Postdoc at Boston Children'sn Hospital - Harvard Medical School. Works with Human and Animal Genetics and Stem Cells. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is an X-linked skeletal myopathy that affects 1:4000 boys and is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene which results in production of a non-functional protein. Absence of a functional dystrophin causes myofiber degeneration, but the secondary signaling pathways involved in the pathogenesis of DMD remain poorly characterized, and they represent an u...
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
SERAFINI, Natássia Vieira. Avaliação do potencial terapêutico de células-tronco de tecido adiposo para doenças neuromusculares progressivas. Tese (Doutorado) - Instituto de Biociências. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo. (05/59108-9)