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Muscular Dystrophy Association Awards $13.7 Million for 40 New Research Grants
Date:8/23/2011

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Newark, N.J.

Quebec City, CanadaDistrict of Columbia

Palo Alto, Calif.

Sydney, AustraliaHouston, Texas (Grants 1, 2, 3, 4)

Philadelphia, Pa. (Grants 1, 2)

San Pedro, Costa RicaIowa City, Iowa

Winston-Salem, N.C.

Victoria, Australia (Grants 1, 2)In Winston-Salem, NC, investigators are studying DMD-related heart disease by reprogramming skin cells to create heart cells in order to screen thousands of experimental compounds and drugs already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Another MDA-funded team in Philadelphia
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