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Dr. Jerry Mendell discusses Duchenne muscular dystrophy and gene therapy

Perspectives: Dr. Jerry Mendell

We are delighted to present this interview with Dr. Jerry Mendell, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University and the Curran-Peters Chair of Pediatric Research at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Mendell has had a long and distinguished career in neuromuscular medicine. He pioneered the application of gene therapy to Duchenne muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders. In this interview, he discusses his extraordinary contributions to the field of neurology and shares stories that add a unique perspective to his research.

Dr. Mendell is interviewed by Dr. Raymond Roos, the Marjorie and Robert E. Straus Professor in Neurological Science in the Department of Neurology at the University of Chicago and the Editor-in-Chief of MedLink Neurology.

View the interview and transcript here.

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