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From muscular
dystrophy
to elite
performance

While studying the gene alpha actinin 3, a potential contributor to muscular dystrophy, Professor Kathryn North uncovered a surprising fact – the gene has a significant influence on athletic performance at an elite level.

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Professor Kathryn North

Douglas Burrows Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health
Head, Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research

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