CureDuchenne Cares Begins 6th Season of Family Workshops and Summit Series in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.Feb. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CureDuchenne, a nonprofit that funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, pioneered the community-based CureDuchenne Cares program which provides families, caregivers, and individuals living with Duchenne an interactive education and supportive program.  With support from biotech and pharmaceutical companies, CureDuchenne Cares brings to local communities critical resources that can positively impact patients’ lives and their ability to respond to treatments as they become available.

The 2018 program features Family and Caregiver WorkshopsFamily Summits and the CureDuchenne Cares Certified Physical Therapist Program. Dates are as follow:

February 2 – Oklahoma City, OK                     

Professional Continuing Education Course

February 3 – Oklahoma City, OK                

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

February 23 – Seattle, WA                           

Professional Continuing Education Course

February 24 – Seattle, WA                                           

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

March 16 – New Orleans, LA                                       

Professional Continuing Education Course

March 17 – New Orleans, LA                                       

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

April 6 – Iowa City, IA                                                     

Professional Continuing Education Course 

April 7 – Iowa City, IA                                                     

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

April 20 – Denver, CO                                                     

Professional Continuing Education Course 

April 21 – Denver, CO                                                     

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

May 4 – Baltimore, MD                                

Professional Continuing Education Course

May 5 – Baltimore, MD                                                 

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

May 19 & 20 – Houston, TX                                          

Family Summit (Free)                  

June 1 – Philadelphia, PA                                             

Professional Continuing Education Course 

June 2 – Philadelphia, PA                                             

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

September (TBD) – Salt Lake City, UT                     

Professional Continuing Education Course                                                                         

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

September (TBD) – New Jersey                                 

Professional Continuing Education Course

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

October (TBD) – Nashville, TN                                   

Professional Continuing Education Course

Family & Caregiver Workshop (Free)

November 3 & 4 – Boston, MA                                  

Family Summit (Free)                  

CureDuchenne Cares’ 2018 presenting sponsors are PTC Therapeutics and Sarepta Therapeutics.  Other CureDuchenne Cares sponsors include: Bamboo Therapeutics, Invitae, Marathon Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Pfizer Inc., Santhera Pharmaceuticals, and Summit. For more information and resources, go to www.CureDuchenneCares.org.

CureDuchenne was founded in 2003 with a focus on saving the lives of individuals living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a disease that affects more than 300,000 children and young adults worldwide. With support from CureDuchenne, nine research projects have advanced to human clinical trials. For more information, please visit CureDuchenne.org and follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Debra Miller
Founder, President & CEO
CureDuchenne
1400 Quail Street Suite 110
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 872-2552
info@cureduchenne.org

 

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