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Sean Forbes

Published: October 5th, 2011

Category: A-F, Physical Therapy, Research Faculty

Dr. Forbes’ research utilizes magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy to monitor the progression of disease and potential treatments in muscular dystrophies. His research incorporates a translational approach, and includes investigating the effects of gene therapies, pharmaceutical interventions, and exercise on skeletal and cardiac muscle composition and function. Currently, a primary focus of his research is examining the effects of PDE inhibitors on skeletal muscle bioenergetics and perfusion in dystrophic muscle.