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DMD

abbr. Latin
Dentariae Medicinae Doctor (Doctor of Dental Medicine)
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DMD

abbreviation for
(Pathology) Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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D.M.D.

Doctor of Dental Medicine.
[< New Latin Dentāriae Medicīnae Doctor or Doctor Medicīnae Dentālis]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.DMD - a doctor's degree in dental medicine
doctorate, doctor's degree - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
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Descemet's membrane detachment (DMD) can cause severe corneal edema due to the loss of endothelial pump function of the corneal stroma.
The fund is named after Harrison - the son of UK-based Alex and Donna Smith - who was diagnosed with DMD in January 2011.
DMD is caused by a mutation in the dystrophin gene, resulting in the absence or reduction of the dystrophin protein.
Patients with DMD have a gene mutation that disrupts the production of dystrophin, a protein essential for muscle cell survival and function.
The immune system plays a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of DMD. Contraction of dystrophin deficient myofibers produces severe damage and generates cycles of muscle fiber necrosis and regeneration.
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Materials and Methods: PCR for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy was carried out with STR based linkage analysis at introns 44, 45, 49 and 50 of DMD gene .Thermal cycling in TC-480 (Perkin Elmer) included 25 cycles each comprising 30 sec denaturation at 94oC, annealing at 62oC for 30 sec, extension at 65oC for 2 min.
Data from 6-month Phase IIa-extension study (VBP15-003) published in Neurology [1] demonstrated dose-related improvement of muscle function in patients with DMD treated with vamorolone.
The verdict comes as a surprise, as the drug watchword had earlier in 2016 approved Sarepta's Exondys 51 injection for DMD patients who have confirmed mutation of dystrophin gene amenable to exon 51 skipping, which affects about 13% of the population with DMD.
In the preclinical study sponsored by Catabasis, prednisolone treatment negatively impacted bone health in mdxmice (mouse model of DMD) compared to control, whereas edasalonexent treatment showed bone sparing effects compared to the bone loss seen with prednisolone.
The "Market Spotlight: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The 34-year-old hopes his art and the videos he posts weekly will raise awareness about DMD.