Taubman Emerging Scholar Dr. James Dowling Wins $350,000 Grant

Dr. James DowlingDr. James Dowling, director of the U-M Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, has been awarded a $350,000 grant from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The group said it made the award to support Dowling’s research into potential therapies for myotubular myopathy, a disease that affects skeletal muscles and also leads to respiratory problems and eye-muscle weakness.

Dowling is the Taubman Institute’s Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Emerging Scholar and an assisistant professor of pediatrics, communicable diseases and neurology.

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