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Recent Publications

Type V Collagen in Scar Tissue Regulates the Size of Scar after Heart Injury 

Published in the journal Cell

(Tomohiro Yakota…Arjun Deb)

The histone H3-H4 tetramer is a copper reductase enzyme

Published in Science

(Narsis Attar, Oscar A. Campos, Maria Vogelauer…Siavash K. Kurdistani)

Next Thursday Seminar


Courtney Young (center) with UCLA professors — and MyoGene Bio cofounders — Melissa Spencer and April Pyle.

MyoGene Bio is a UCLA-based startup founded by MBIDP alumna, Courtney Young, that is developing a gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Young’s company has the chance to advance to the finals of the Extreme Tech Challenge, a funding competition for startups.

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