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University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine Given $8 Million To Research A Drug For Myositis

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 09:32 AM

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Given $8 Million to Research a Drug for Myositis. The study will test a drug called rituximab in adults and also in children diagnosed with dermatomyositis one of the forms of myositis that causes muscle weakness and a rash. It will also be tested in adults with a version called polymyositis. This one does not produce a rash. The People's Media Company. 08/15/07. (Also see: Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis)