Tag: Kayla Mann

  • Myokine gene expression in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 using qPCR

    By Kayla Mann Faculty mentor: Dr. Ginny Morriss Myotonic dystrophy (DM1) is a disease that causes muscle wasting and weakening. DM1 is caused by the dystrophia myotonia protein kinase gene that is encoded with the CTG repeat. DM1 has yet to be fully understood, and currently is incurable. This experiment is being explored to look…