Christopher Penton, who recently earned his doctorate in integrated biomedical sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, was awarded an MDA research grant totaling $180,000 over three years to study ways to improve muscle regeneration and decrease muscle scar tissue formation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Penton's grant was given through MDA's Bridge-to-Industry program, which connects promising new researchers to mentors in academia and industry. He'll work with one mentor at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz., and another at the Oro Valley, Ariz., site of Sanofi, a multinational pharmaceutical company.
To learn more, read MDA's 'Bridge-to-Industry' Program Awards Second Grant.
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