Martyn and Jessica trek Snowdonia to raise funds for DRF

Congratulations to Jessica and Martyn Jacobs who raised more than £3,300 through their Snowdonia trek to make a difference for all boys with Duchenne. We are so grateful for your support and look forward to putting the funds to great use. Click here to see our...

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....

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...

Gene therapy for Duchenne: latest news

Five years ago we identified gene therapy as a viable treatment for Duchenne. Today we are reflecting on the exciting and inspiring events of the past week in the gene therapy arena which are now bringing hope and cautious optimism to the Duchenne community. We have...
DRF funds Newcastle refurbishment

DRF funds Newcastle refurbishment

On Wednesday 27 September 2017, the newly refurbished paediatric area in the Clinical Research Facility at Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary was officially opened by Professor Mark Walker and Dr Michela Guglieri. The refurbishment was possible thanks to the generous...