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Duchenne muscular dystrophy is an incurable genetic disorder that causes muscle degeneration and leads to death, generally before the age of 30, most commonly from heart failure.
HOPE-1 is a randomised Phase I/II 12-month clinical trial that evaluated a single dose of CAP-1002, a cell-based therapeutic candidate, in 25 boys and young men in advanced stages of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder.
Wagner: Approaching a new age in duchenne muscular dystrophy treatment Neuro therapeutics 2008; 5(4):583-91.
CureDuchenne Ventures collaborates with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to facilitate the development of drugs to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is one of the most common and devastating types of muscle degeneration and results in rapidly progressive muscle weakness.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Since 2001, the Massachusetts-based Jett Foundation has worked to find treatments and a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) while improving the lives of those affected by DMD.
For nearly 20 years, we've thought that the muscle weakness observed in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy is primarily due to problems in their muscle fibers, but our research shows that it is also due to intrinsic defects in the function of their muscle stem cells," said Michael Rudnicki, senior author.
Robert Meadowcroft, chief executive of Muscular Dystrophy UK, said: "Families have hoped for decades for a way to intervene in the merciless progress of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy sufferers need access to cutting-edge treatment and to supports that will help them live as normal and as full a life as possible.
Cognitive and adaptive deficits in young children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).