If you’re considering participating in a clinical study, you and your child may want to view Children speak: What it’s like to be a medical research subject. One of the patients in our Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program at Boston Children’s Hospital is interviewed.
An interactive feature narrated by Boston Children’s researcher Alan Beggs, PhD gives an in-depth picture of how muscles contract. The interactive concludes with a video of Beggs discussing congenital myopathies.
You can explore the Boston Children’s Stem Cell website to learn how researchers are working toward stem cell therapies for neuromuscular diseases and other disorders, to find out how stem cells work and to trace the history of research on them.