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Congratulations: Dr. Rudnicki Elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

July 24, 2020

Defeat Duchenne Canada would like to congratulate Dr. Michael Rudnicki, Chief Scientific Officer of Satellos Bioscience and a Defeat Duchenne Canada research funding recipient, for being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s national academy of sciences.

The Royal Society is the world’s oldest and most esteemed scientific institution founded in 1660 and comprises the likes of Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Albert Einstein. Dr. Rudnicki has explicitly been recognized for his fundamental discoveries in the identification and characterization of muscle stem cells and their role in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Read the full press release here.

To learn about the Duchenne research currently funded in collaboration with Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC), click here.