NMD4C Investigators’ Research Named to Quebec Science Magazine’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2023

The 31st edition of the Quebec Science magazine’s Top 10 Discoveries of the Year has recognized a publication from NMD4C investigators in their 2023 list of top scientific discoveries from Quebec-based researchers.

“Clearance of defective muscle stem cells by senolytics restores myogenesis in myotonic dystrophy type 1” is published in Nature Communications, from Dr. Elise Duchesne, Dr. Nicolas Dumont, and Dr. Cynthia Gagnon as a co-author.

Check out the Quebec Science magazine’s article here (available in French), or read the full publication in the journal of Nature Communications.

NMD4C investigators' research named to Quebec Science Magazine's top 10 discoveries of 2023

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