Covid-19 update

In line with government guidance we are continuing our work remotely as much as possible. Please get in touch if you intend to send any donations by post, or alternatively please donate online. We are so grateful for your continued support – please stay safe.

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£6m raised for Duchenne research

Cutting edge research is now in clinical trial thanks to our funds.

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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 extended

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

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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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Covid-19 update

In line with government guidance we are continuing our work from home as much as possible. Please get in touch if you intend to send any donations by post, or alternatively please donate online. We are so grateful for your continued support – please stay safe.

Donate

£6m raised for Duchenne research

Cutting edge research is now in clinical trial thanks to our funds.

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 extended

DRF-funded KineDMD study at Imperial and Great Ormond Street recruiting more patients.

Find out more

DRF awards £200,000 to CRISPR research

Tackling Duchenne with next generation gene editing technique.

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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Your help

In the last 4 years we have given more than £3m to ground-breaking research projects.
And there is still work to do.

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