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Prof Giulio Cossu

Constance Thornley Professor of Regenerative Medicine

Department  Division of Cell matrix Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  University of Manchester
Telephone  0161 3062526
Email  giulio.cossu@manchester.ac.uk
Homepage  https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/researchers...

My Interests

 Cell and gene therapy, Muscular dystrophies, Muscle differentiation, Pericytes

I would like to recreate, on a chip, a miniaturised human muscle, either healthy or dystrophic, by combining myogenic, vascular cells and motoneurons, with appropriate ECM components or biomaterials. This would allow a medium-throughput study of the effect of cell or gene or drug therapy on the production of the protein mutated in the specific form of muscular dystrophy.

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