The Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center

University of Minnesota

Molecular Cellular Biology Building 5-132
MMC 206
420 Washington Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-626-0822
Fax: 612-625-8488
John W. Day, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Laura P.W. Ranum, Ph.D., Research Director

MD Center Homepage

Biomedical Field

Clinical services


To facilitate development of clinical, translational, and basic research on muscular dystrophy, to enhance and support clinical care of patients with muscular dystrophy, to improve educational experience for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students interested in the fields of basic and clinical muscle research, and to increase interaction and support from the regional community of patients and families concerned about muscular dystrophy.