Alan Beggs - Boston Children's Hospital

Held from 9:30-10:30 in the HIM_Bray Conference Room, 1st floor




Alan Beggs, PhD, Sir Edwin and Lady Manton Professor of Pediatrics, Director Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research at BCH


Boston Children's Hospital


Bray Conference Room, Harvard Institutes of Medicine


"Molecular Genetics and Development of Therapies for Congenital Myopathies”


1.  Identify the major known genes responsible for human congenital myopathies.

2.  Discuss several general approaches to development of targeted therapies for congenital myopathy.

3.  Appreciate current state of progress towards development of gene therapy for X-linked myotubular myopathy.


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2.            Text your assigned activity number to this phone number (617) 648-7950.

                 a. Longwood Neurology Grand Rounds  Activity Number: 527

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