Meet the biochemist working to cure the most common, lethal genetic disease of childhood


Rachelle Crosbie-Watson wears a lot of hats. She is a biochemist, the chair of integrative biology and physiology department at the UCLA College of Letters and Science, and a professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  As a researcher she’s dedicated herself to curing the currently incurable: Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a relatively common and deadly childhood degenerative muscle disease.  Her lab at UCLA continues to pump out results that they hope will make DMD a distant memory. Read more...

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