25 Nov

FSHD NEWS: New drug targets for a form of muscular dystrophy

Article originally appeared on sciencedaily.com, November 7, 2017. In a recent paper published in the journal Skeletal Muscle, a Saint Louis University researcher reports success in identifying new drug targets that potentially could slow or halt the progression of a form muscular dystrophy, an illness characterized by progressive muscle...

25 Nov

FSHD NEWS: Resolaris Improved Muscle Strength of Nearly Two-thirds of FSHD Patients, Phase 1/2 Trial Shows

Article originally appeared on musculardystrophynews.com, October 10, 2017. Resolaris (ATYR1940) improved the muscle strength of nearly two-thirds of adolescents and young adults with early-onset facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), according to final results of a Phase 1/2 clinical trial. The therapy’s maker, aTyr Pharma, presented the findings at the 22nd International Annual Congress of the World Muscle Society...

17 Jun

June 20th is World FSHD Day

    Post by Chris Carrino June 20th is World FSHD Day. A day of awareness for FSHD, to show we are united for a cure. However, for those of us affected by this disease, June 20th is simply known as  - Tuesday. There isn’t a moment of every day that...

24 May

Nets Broadcaster Is A Mentor With A Mission

This article originally appeared on app.com Jerry Carino , @njhoopshaven          Published 5:02 a.m. ET May 18, 2017 | Updated 4:20 p.m. ET May 20, 2017 As the new co-director of a highly successful sports broadcasting camp for teens, Marlboro's Chris Carrino draws on...

26 Apr

BUY YOUR TICKETS: The 7th Annual Chris Carrino Foundation Fundraiser Dinner/Dance

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