Becker muscular dystrophy

Becker Muscular Dystrophy is due to mutations in the dystrophin gene located on chromosome X, inducing severedefects in dystrophin protein. This abnormal dystrophin weakens muscular cells.

Becker-HS study

  • Reference laboratory: Institute of Myology

The purpose of this study is to determine whether electrocardiogram, echocardiography, cardiac MRI, sera biomarkers can improve early detection of myocardial involvement and clinical outcome.

For more information: the Becker-HS study webpage