1st

Drug approved by the FDA
for the treatment of Duchenne.
CureDuchenne was an early funder.

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CureDuchenne funded research projects
have advanced to human clinical trials

Give them a fighting chance

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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…”

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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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS, WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS

23 February @ 08:00 am - 03:00 pm

Portland CureDuchenne Cares Workshop

These one-day events provide an immersive education experience, where clinicians and experts share their wealth of Duchenne knowledge as well as advancements in the field. Caregivers learn about physical therapy, get valuable updates about clinical trials and learn about best practices in Duchenne care. Travel assistance is provided to families traveling more than 100 miles and child care is available on site.

02 March @ 05:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Napa in Newport

Wine connoisseurs and epicureans: Indulge in Napa Valley’s premier wines at CureDuchenne’s Napa in Newport event. From cult wine brands to exquisite cuisine to unparalleled auction lots, Napa in Newport brings together renowned vintners and wine enthusiasts for a truly unforgettable evening. Featuring coveted wines served alongside perfectly paired culinary creations, the Grand Tasting offers a spectacular […]

02 March @ 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Family & Caregiver Session – Oklahoma City, OK

Sessions are informative two-hour events open to Duchenne patients and caregivers. The events address a variety of topics focused on disease management— including best standards of care — and provide opportunities for insightful discussion with clinicians and experts on topics not typically covered during clinic visits. Sessions are made available to the Duchenne community at no cost.

02 March @ 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Family & Caregiver Session – Louisville, KY

Sessions are informative two-hour events open to Duchenne patients and caregivers. The events address a variety of topics focused on disease management— including best standards of care — and provide opportunities for insightful discussion with clinicians and experts on topics not typically covered during clinic visits. Sessions are made available to the Duchenne community at no cost.

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Napa in Newport

Wine connoisseurs and epicureans: Indulge in Napa Valley’s premier wines at CureDuchenne’s Napa in Newport event. From cult wine brands to exquisite cuisine to unparalleled auction lots, Napa in Newport brings together renowned vintners and wine enthusiasts for a truly unforgettable evening. Featuring coveted wines served alongside perfectly paired culinary creations, the Grand Tasting offers a spectacular […]

05:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One Monarch Beach Resort
13November
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DUCHENNE ARTICLES

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, Calif. (November 5, 2018) – CureDuchenne, a global leader in research, patient care, and innovation in improving and extending the lives of those living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), announced today it will host a webinar with Avidity Biosciences, a privately held biotech company pioneering a new class of precision medicines based upon […]

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