Publication Year: 2011
Authors/Editor: Emery, Alan E.H.; Emery, Marcia L.H.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
In this book, the history of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is traced in detail, and is interwoven with a commentary of Meryon's research which has led to our current understanding of the disease, will full refences and informative, historically relevant illustrations.
This book concludes with a summary of the current position regarding diagnosis, prevention through counselling and prenatal diagnosis, and new encouraging approaches to treatment through molecular genetics.