Catherine Bellisimo

PhD Candidate
York University

My research examines how mitochondrial therapeutics can improve muscle strength and size in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal disease that prevents individuals from exercising. The goal of my research is to translate what is learned from pre-clinical models to inform physicians, patients and decision makers on avenues that will best improve life in people with muscular dystrophies.

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Symposium: Exercise and Drug Interactions in Health and Disease

Point Sainte-Anne D

Thursday, November 3, 2022 @ 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM