DRF awards £640,000 for vital psychosocial project

The Duchenne Research Fund is delighted to announce that we are awarding a £640,000 grant to fund vital psychosocial care and research as part of Duchenne UK’s DMD Care UK programme. We are so pleased to partner with Duchenne UK on this important project. The...
#TeamDRF raise £28,000 in London Marathon

#TeamDRF raise £28,000 in London Marathon

Congratulations to #TeamDRF’s Adam, Benji, Charles and Yossi who completed the London Marathon on Sunday 3rd October 2021, raising more than £28,000 for the Duchenne Research Fund. The annual event is the largest marathon in the UK, attracting around 40,000...

Watch the highlights of An Evening with the DRF

Watch the highlights of Gavriel Rosenfeld in conversation with Dr Ronni Cohn at our virtual event: An Evening with the Duchenne Research Fund. More than 400 people tuned in to hear Gavriel talk about living with Duchenne, mental health, juggling school and hospital...
Gavriel Rosenfeld talks to Dr Ronni Cohn about living with Duchenne

Gavriel Rosenfeld talks to Dr Ronni Cohn about living with Duchenne

On Wednesday 17th March the Duchenne Research Fund hosted a virtual evening to share updates with supporters about research funded by the charity. Our co-founders Kerry & Doron Rosenfeld welcomed hundreds of viewers from across five continents who came together...

Run the London Marathon with DRF

We are pleased to announce that the Duchenne Research Fund has places available for the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon, which is due to take place on Sunday 3rd October. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a first-time marathoner, we welcome all supporters...

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...

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 marks World Duchenne Awareness Day

DRF marks World Duchenne Awareness Day

On Wednesday 7 September 2016, the Duchenne Research Fund team, together with the charity’s co-founder Kerry Rosenfeld and her son Gavriel, marked World Duchenne Awareness Day. The theme for 2016 is early diagnosis: focusing on how identifying and communicating...