DRF's chief scientific advisor becomes hospital president

Dr Ronald Cohn announced as new President and CEO of the Hospital for Sick Children.

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Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 2019

Join #TeamDRF on Sunday 4 August 2019, and cycle for kids who can’t.

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DRF awards £200,000 to CRISPR research

The team at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto are tackling Duchenne with next-generation gene editing technique.

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Finding a cure for Duchenne

We accelerate treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy: 
the biggest genetic killer of children worldwide

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Sensor study now recruiting

DRF-funded study at Imperial and Great Ormond Street is now recruiting patients.

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#TeamDRF raises £30k!

On 29 July #TeamDRF’s nine cyclists braved treacherous conditions in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey – cycling for kids who can’t.

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Wearable tech to tackle Duchenne

DRF funds innovative Imperial College London sensor research which aims to revolutionise treatment for Duchenne patients.

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DRF's chief scientific advisor becomes hospital president

Dr Ronald Cohn announced as new president and CEO of Sick Kids hospital.

Read more

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 2019

Join #TeamDRF to cycle for kids who can’t: Sunday 4 August 2019

Find out more

DRF awards £200,000 to CRISPR research

Tackling Duchenne with next generation gene editing technique.

Learn more

Finding a cure for Duchenne

We accelerate treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy:
the biggest genetic killer of children worldwide

Learn more

Sensor study now recruiting

DRF-funded study at Imperial and Great Ormond Street is now recruiting patients.

Find out more

#TeamDRF raises £25k!

On 29 July #TeamDRF’s nine cyclists braved treacherous conditions in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey – cycling for kids who can’t.

Read more

Wearable tech to tackle Duchenne

DRF funds innovative Imperial College London sensor study which aims to revolutionise treatment for Duchenne patients.

Learn more

MILLION pounds raised thanks to our dedicated supporters

projects funded to help combat the biggest genetic killer of children

other patient organisations with which we have proudly collaborated

Our mission

We aim to stop Duchenne muscular dystrophy being a death sentence for hundreds of thousands of boys worldwide.

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Our impact

We are helping turn the hope of treatments into reality. Critical treatments are in clinical trial thanks to our funds.

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