Center for Muscle Biology at the University of Kentucky

From: Dec 11, 2012 | kbowman

Researchers from 30 departments in nine colleges have joined together to study muscle weakness through the Center for Muscle Biology at the University of Kentucky. In 2012, center investigators received $6.8 million in grant funding to study weakness and dysfunction in skeletal and heart muscle, which applies to normal aging, and chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis. This video highlights research projects on stem cells in muscle, heart imaging in children with obesity, the effect of massage on muscle repair, and 3D models to improve rehab after knee surgery.

Produced by Alicia P. Gregory, videography/direction by Chad Rumford (Research Communications)

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