Drug approved by the FDA
for the treatment of Duchenne.
CureDuchenne was an early funder.
CureDuchenne funded research projects
have advanced to human clinical trials
Our lives were changed forever…
“We didn’t know anything about Duchenne and felt isolated that there was no one we could turn to… CureDuchenne has hosted several workshops that have been invaluable in providing knowledge on the care, treatment and future of our son, but, even more importantly, has enabled us to spend time with other Duchenne families…”
Duchenne is a devastating muscle disease.
It’s the most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy. Those affected with Duchenne lose their ability to walk, feed themselves, breathe independently and succumb to heart failure. But there’s hope through new pharmacological and gene-based therapies. You can help make a difference.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – CureDuchenne, a national venture philanthropy nonprofit focused on finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), announced today a $500,000 investment into 4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT), a world-leader in Therapeutic Vector Evolution for adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy vector discovery and product development, in an effort to advance […]
CURE DUCHENNE NEWS
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (April 24, 2019) — Austin’s finest recently came together for Champions to CureDuchenne, an annual charity event that beneﬁts CureDuchenne, a national nonproﬁt that funds research to ﬁnd a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most devastating and lethal muscular disease in children. One in every 5,000 boys will be diagnosed with […]