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Steve Moore, MD, PhD |
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Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)

Duchenne & Becker Muscular Dystrophy
(DMD, BMD, Carriers)

Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD)

Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Autosomal Dominant (LGMD1)

Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Autosomal Recessive (LGMD2)

Muscle Biopsy - General Evaluation

Myotonic Dystrophy (DM1)

Nerve Biopsy - General Evaluation

Research Testing

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Department of Pathology

Research Testing

A variety of laboratory tests are available in the research laboratories of Drs. Steven A. Moore and Kevin P. Campbell and the Iowa Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center.  The test menu varies over time, but may include additional immunostaining of muscle or skin biopsies, western blotting from muscle biopsy samples, and assays utilizing cultured fibroblasts or myoblasts.  Research testing must be pre-arranged; contact Steven A. Moore (

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Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center

Steve Moore, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa

The Laboratory of Dr. Kevin P. Campbell