In a webinar on November 16, 2017, Dr. Eric Olson from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center explained CRISPR technology and gene therapy for Duchenne.
This webinar provided an update from Santhera Pharmaceuticals about the SIDEROS trial of idebenone in boys taking steroids. Santhera also provided an update about their regulatory efforts to bring this treatment to boys with Duchenne in the US and Europe.
A webinar about “Newly Released Data on EMFLAZA vs Prednisone” presented by Dr. Craig McDonald, UC Davis Health, and hosted by CureDuchenne.
TRiNDS is a specialized contract research organization (CRO) for neuromuscular diseases. It is a full-service CRO with four main pillars of solutions in clinical operations, data management, biostatistics, and study measurements. It is unique with its focus on muscular dystrophies and study outcome developments. It is built on the expertise established with the academic clinical trial network: CINRG. TRiNDS bridges gaps for neuromuscular research by drawing in the key leaders in the field.
This informational webinar highlighted the regulatory process to date, updated the community on Marathon Pharmaceutical’s Expanded Access Program (EAP) for deflazacort and discussed what a potential FDA approval of deflazacort would mean in terms of access to the drug in the United States. Some of those who import versions of deflazacort from abroad may have received an update from their distributor with initial details, which was discussed along with steps deflazacort patients might choose to take to help ensure continued access to U.S. supply of deflazacort if FDA approval is granted.