July 18, 2017 Researchers in the Crosbie-Watson Lab Identify a Muscle Membrane “Stabilizer” for Duchenne Dr. Elizabeth Gibbs and colleagues published a paper showing that overexpression of sarcospan prevents many of the dystrophic changes associated with Duchenne.
June 06, 2017 Kevin Campbell Presents Seminar at UCLA Kevin P. Campbell, Ph.D., presents seminar at UCLA on “Structural Basis of Dystroglycan Function: Implications for Membrane Integrity and Muscle Disease.”
August 15, 2016 Open Postdoctoral Fellow Position
July 26, 2016 Duchenne research funded UCLA’s cutting-edge Duchenne muscular dystrophy research funded by California’s stem cell agency
April 01, 2016 April Pyle, Ph.D. awarded the 2015-16 Life Sciences Excellence Award for Outstanding Research Publication Dr. April Pyle has been awarded the 2015-16 Life Sciences Excellence Award for Outstanding Research Publication for the paper, A Single CRISPR-Cas9 Deletion Strategy that Targets the Majority of DMD Patients Restores Dystrophin Function in hiPSC-Derived Muscle Cells.
March 01, 2016 Courtney Young raising awareness for Duchenne at Grad Slam Event. Losing the academic jargon, Grad Slam contestants learn to communicate more broadly about their research
February 16, 2016 UCLA researchers discover potential treatment for Muscular Dystrophy
January 12, 2016 Scientists in the Crosbie-Watson lab reveal an important role for sarcospan in healing the dystrophic heart
January 12, 2016 Elizabeth McNally from Northwestern University to speak at UCLA
September 16, 2015 UCLA opens new program to solve mystery genetic diseases Patients with undiagnosed disorders encouraged to apply for comprehensive testing
February 06, 2015 Congratulations to Courtney Young for receiving two prestigious awards for academic excellence Courtney Young has received two prestigious awards for academic excellence
February 06, 2015 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards UCLA $50,000 Exploratory Grant for Evaluation of Exon Skipping Enhancers in Duchenne Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Miceli and thanks to PPMD for funding her work on enhancers of exon skipping.
November 11, 2014 Invitation Muscle Cell Biology and Disease Annual Retreat You are invited to The Muscle Cell Biology and Disease Annual Retreat
September 29, 2014 (Poster Submission) CDMD Annual Retreat- November 21 Save the date!
September 09, 2014 UCLA CDMD Clinical Trials Registry  
June 18, 2014 Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy & CTSI Team Science Grant The Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (CDMD) and the UCLA CTSI are soliciting applications for a team science award.
October 10, 2013 Congratulations to Dr. April Pyle Congratulations to Dr. April Pyle who was just awarded a 5 year 1.6 million dollar grant from the NIH entitled "Reprogramming and Directed Differentiation of Skeletal Muscle Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells.'
December 12, 2012 UCLA Scientists Find Drug That May Help Fight Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drugs are currently being tested that show promise in treating patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), an inherited disease that affects about one in 3,600 boys and results in muscle degeneration and, eventually, death.
November 11, 2012 Cedars-Sinai research: Preclinical muscular dystrophy data shows promise Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found that an experimental compound may help stem the debilitating effects of muscular dystrophy by restoring normal blood flow to muscles affected by the genetic disorder.
May 08, 2012 CDMD colleagues publish a paper on high throughput screen Dr. Linda Baum and CDMD colleagues published a paper on a high throughput screen to find known drugs that might increase sugars on muscle cells as a possible new therapeutic intervention in DMD.