Myoblast Transfer Therapy

  • Robert C. Griggs
  • George Karpati

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 280)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Molecular Biology of Myogenesis and Regeneration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stephen J. Tapscott, Robert L. Davis, Andrew B. Lassar, Harold Weintraub
      Pages 3-6
    3. Frank E. Stockdale, E. Janet Hager, Susan E. Fernyak, Joseph X. DiMario
      Pages 7-11
    4. Ieke B. Ginjaar, Egbert Bakker, Johan T. den Dunnen, Andy Wessels, Marleen M. B. van Paassen, Maarten D. Kloosterman et al.
      Pages 17-23
  3. Myoblast/Satellite Cell Antigenicity

  4. Practical Aspects of Myoblast Implantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Peter K. Law, Tena G. Goodwin, H.-J. Li, Ghaith Ajamoughli, Ming Chen
      Pages 75-87
    3. Miranda D. Grounds
      Pages 101-106
    4. Peter N. Ray, Henry J. Klamut, Ronald G. Worton
      Pages 107-112
  5. In Situ Fusion: Nuclear Domains and mRNA/Protein Migration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Nirupa Chaudhari, Kurt G. Beam
      Pages 131-137

About this book

Introduction

I am pleased to introduce this volume on Myoblast Transfer Therapy on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and all of its Advisory Committees. The international conference which led to this volume brought together leading basic scientists and clinical investigators for the purpose of coordinating the development of this new field in the fight against muscular dystrophy. The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the nation's most rapidly growing voluntary health agency in terms of its programs of patient care, research, and professional and public education. Success is attributable to its National Chairman, Jerry Lewis, to its effective corporate membership, and to the many physicians and scientists who give their time freely to advise on policies, to review grant applications, and to participate in meetings such as this. I should like to acknowledge a large number of other individuals to whom we are indebted: the broad segment of the American public which continually and generously supports our spectrum of services. The Muscular Dystrophy Association, next year, should raise in excess of $115,000,000. These contributions are derived from more than 10 million American families. These families are not only pledging their money but expressing their hopes that we will find answers to the tragic problem of neuromuscular disease. We are confident that the fruits of this meeting will move the frontier of research forward toward that goal.

Keywords

Promoter Termination gene therapy genes genetics molecular biology myogenesis

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert C. Griggs
    • 1
  • George Karpati
    • 2
  1. 1.University of RochesterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.McGill UniversityMontrealCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-5865-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-5867-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-5865-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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