Kyle Habet, MD

Kyle Habet, MD, is a physician at Belize International Institute of Neuroscience where he is a member of a multidisciplinary group of healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with an array of neurological and psychiatric diseases. He is a published author, researcher and instructor of neuroscience and clinical medicine at Washington University of Health and Science.

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Bridging the Diagnostic Gap in Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common immune-mediated demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS). It is also characterized by inflammation and axonal degeneration in the CNS and is vastly heterogeneous in its presentation.1 Diagnosis of MS has improved over time; however, there is still room for improvement: the mean time from first medical…

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Novel Myostatin Inhibitor Is a Potential Therapeutic Agent for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe, X-linked recessive dystrophinopathy caused by mutations to the DMD gene which results in abnormal dystrophin production.1,2 The mainstay of pharmacologic therapy in patients with DMD is corticosteroid treatment, which is associated with improved survival, cardiovascular and orthopedic outcomes, motor function, strength, and pulmonary function.3,4 DMD is a devastating…

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