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LGMD RESEARCHER: Rita Perlingeiro

April 22, 2018|LGMD Researcher - Interviews, RESEARCHER|

LGMD "Spotlight Interview on Research” LGMD RESEARCHER: Rita Perlingeiro Affiliation: University of Minnesota Role or Position:  Professor of Medicine What education and training did you have to arrive at your current position? PhD in Physiology at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, followed by postdoctoral studies at the Whitehead Institute at MIT, Cambridge-MA. What led you to follow a career in research and in studying muscular dystrophy in particular? I wanted to be a scientist since I was a little kid. Throughout my career, the main motivation has been the desire to make in impact in people’s [...]

LGMD RESEARCHER: Louise Rodino-Klapac, Ph.D

March 4, 2018|LGMD Researcher - Interviews, RESEARCHER|

LGMD "Spotlight Interview on Research” LGMD Researcher: Louise Rodino-Klapac, Ph.D Affiliation:  Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Myonexus Therapeutics, Inc. Role or Position: Associate Professor (NCH) and Chief Scientific Officer (Myonexus)     What education and training did you have to arrive at your current position? I have a Ph.D. in molecular genetics studying neuromuscular development.  I then did a post-doctoral fellowship in gene therapy at nationwide children’s hospital with Jerry Mendell as my mentor. What led you to follow a career in research and in studying muscular dystrophy in particular? I knew I wanted to be a researcher from a young [...]

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