Support the Carolinas Muscular Dystrophy Research Fund
About the Fund:
Established in 2003 and administered by Atrium Health Foundation, the Carolinas Muscular Dystrophy Research Fund is dedicated to research for select types of muscular dystrophy, particularly Limb/Girdle, which is currently being conducted in the McColl-Lockwood Laboratory for MD Research at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center.
McColl-Lockwood Laboratory for Muscular Dystrophy Research
The McColl-Lockwood Laboratory for Muscular Dystrophy Research focuses on developing novel therapies for muscular dystrophy, specifically limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Directed by Qi Long Lu, MD, PhD, the lab is a division of the Carolinas Neuromuscular/ALS MDA Center, part of Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute and Atrium Health Neurosciences Institute. The laboratory, located in the James G. Cannon Research Center, received funding from the Carolinas Muscular Dystrophy Research Endowment, Atrium Health Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), and federally funded grants.