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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

25 May @ 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

CureDuchenne Cares Session – Fresno, CA

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.

01 June @ 08:00 am - 04:30 pm

CureDuchenne Cares Workshop – Detroit, MI

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.

01 June @ 08:30 am - 04:30 pm

DETROIT: CONTINUING EDUCATION PTs, OTs, SLPs, Nurses and Healthcare Providers

UNDERSTANDING DUCHENNE The most common and fatal form of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne is a progressive, muscle-wasting disease for which there is no known cure. But through advancements in medicine, physical therapy and research, healthcare providers are improving the lives of Duchenne patients every day.

08 June @ 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

CureDuchenne Cares Session – San Diego, CA

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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CureDuchenne Cares Session – Fresno, CA

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.

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
639 E. Shaw Ave
25May
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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, 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 […]