Becker Muscular Dystrophy is due to mutations in the dystrophin gene located on chromosome X, inducing severedefects in dystrophin protein. This abnormal dystrophin weakens muscular cells.
Clinical trial ongoing at the Institute:
- Becker-HS: Heart damage in Becker myopathy : evaluation of prognostic markers
|Type of research||RBM-HPS|
|Principal investigator||Karim Wahbi|
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