Neurobehavioural issues in Duchenne

Neurobehavioural issues in Duchenne Tackling learning, behaviour, depression and anxiety Although the physical challenges of Duchenne have been investigated extensively, the neurobehavioural and psychosocial issues that can result from the diagnosis are...

GOSH Physiotherapist

Great Ormond Street Hospital Senior Physiotherapist Nicola Burnett Children with Duchenne lose ambulation (the ability to walk) around their early teens. During this time and beyond, physiotherapy and focus on upper body strength are vital for non-ambulant patients to...

DMD Care UK

DMD Care UK Access to best care for everyone with Duchenne The Duchenne Research Fund has partnered with Duchenne UK and Joining Jack to fund the DMD Care UK initiative, which aims to ensure everyone living with Duchenne in the UK has access to the best care. Our...

Combating immunity

Combating immunity to AAV Ensuring as many patients as possible can benefit from gene therapy The Duchenne Research Fund has awarded a grant to Dr Barry Byrne and Dr Manuela Corti’s team at the University of Florida, whose vital work focuses on overcoming...

Non-viral delivery

Non-viral delivery for gene therapy A next generation gene therapy delivery approach The Duchenne Research Fund has committed £640,000 to accelerate research into alternative ways to deliver gene therapy to Duchenne patients, with the aim of increasing the number of...