Tag: Abigail Vorsteg

  • Myokine Expression in a Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 Cell Culture Model

    By Abigail Vorsteg Faculty mentor: Dr. Ginny Morriss Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is a multisystemic disease characterized by muscle weakening and wasting. DM1 is the most commonly diagnosed adult-onset muscular dystrophy, and skeletal muscle wasting is responsible for 60% of DM1 related mortality, although the mechanism responsible for the DM1 skeletal muscle wasting phenotype…