Research Director - Progressive Muscular Dystrophies
Dr. Isabelle RICHARD is a research Director at the CNRS. She is heading the Muscular Dystrophy team within the INSERM unit U951 at Genethon, Evry, France. Isabelle Richard is an expert in neuromuscular diseases. She has published more than 160 scientific papers on genetics of muscular dystrophies, identification of pathophysiological mechanism of the diseases, identification of biomarkers, development of animal models and proof-of principle of therapeutic strategies especially gene therapy. She is also involved in translating different gene therapies for LGMD into the clinics.