Public Health in the News – October 18, 2015

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  • Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency is a disease with no effective treatments – until recently. Northwestern researchers led a recently-published phase three trial that had promising results in reducing symptoms of the disease.
  • New research from Northwestern grad students sheds light on the ways in which cardiac cells are repaired following injury such as heart attack.
  • Northwestern physician and geneticist Dr. Elizabeth McNally is developing a technique that helps treat a severe form of muscular dystrophy. Some of her work has been supported by Scott Frewing, who created a foundation to fund researchers working on the disease, which his two young sons have.
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