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...

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...

CRISPR

CRISPR for Duchenne Genome editing technology to correct the mutated dystrophin gene 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...