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Clinical Trials Update

University of Pennsylvania - The Institute for Human Gene Therapy
Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Clinical Trial

On September 2, 1999, the Muscular Dystrophy Association announced the start of a new clinical trial - the first time any form of gene therapy has been tried in a muscle disease.

July 1999 - MDA announces gentamicin trials for treatment of premature stop codon by years end

MDA report on DMD clinical trials - January 1998
This is an upbeat blurb from the MDA but from what I can tell the DMD clinical trials at Ohio State University and the University of Michigan are postponed indefinitely as of May 03, 1999 .

MDA report on Limb Girdle MD clinical trials - December, 1998
Topics include the definitions of each of the trial's 3 phases and trial enrollement application info.

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