DRF-funded research featured on ITV’s Little Heroes

DRF-funded research featured on ITV’s Little Heroes

We are so proud that the family of our founders, Kerry and Doron Rosenfeld, starred in the first episode of season 2 of Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes on ITV this week, highlighting the ground-breaking activity monitoring study that the Duchenne Research...

DRF-funded Imperial College AI study extended

The Duchenne Research Fund is pleased to share that the KineDMD study has been extended into 2021/22. KineDMD is Dr Aldo Faisal’s ground-breaking artificial intelligence study at Imperial College London, in collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital, which...

Sam and Avi run marathon for DRF

Thank you to Sam Baum and Avi Mocton for running the Jerusalem Marathon on Friday 15th March, raising money for the Duchenne Research Fund. A special thank you too, to Alex Klinger who unfortunately had to pull out due to injury but cheered on from the sidelines....

DRF co-founders honoured by Prime Minster’s Office

The Duchenne Research Fund’s co-founders Kerry and Doron Rosenfeld are honoured to have received the Prime Minister’s Points of Light award. The initiative recognises “outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making a change in their...

Lauren skydives in memory of brother Charlie

Thank you to our fundariser Lauren Halsey who did a skydive in memory of her brother, who had Duchenne. We’re so grateful for the funds she raised, which will go towards our vital projects. Thank you! Click here to see our fundraising...
DRF funds CRISPR research to correct Duchenne mutations

DRF funds CRISPR research to correct Duchenne mutations

The Duchenne Research Fund has awarded a £200,000 grant to the team at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada (‘Sick Kids’), who are working on using CRISPR/Cas9 technology to correct duplication mutations for Duchenne. Sick Kids’ incoming President and CEO...