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Biological Sciences News

NBC News recognizes Boonshoft School of Medicine student during Black History Month

Christen Johnson, president of the Student National Medical Association, will graduate in May 2017 with a dual M.D./M.P.H. degree.
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Beyond the brain

Researchers reveal Huntington's disease affects skeletal muscle as well as neurons

Huntington's disease (HD) is a progressive and fatal genetic disorder characterized by severe motor and cognitive defects. The disease is caused by an expansion of CAG repeats in the Huntingtin gene.

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A Note From the Chair

Coming soon, "A Note from the Chair".  Check back often to see what Dr. Goldstein is going to write about.

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