Press Releases

Funds raised will be donated to the national nonprofit, CureDuchenne NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 – The inaugural “Love Cures” event recently held in San Diego at the Del Sur Ranch House raised $45,000 to help find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devastating, progressive muscle-wasting disease affecting 15,000 boys and young men […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb 26, 2019 – CureDuchenne, the nonprofit global leader in Duchenne research, patient care and innovation, announced today that its CureDuchenne Cares program will offer the Duchenne community 30 free educational events across the United States in 2019.  This includes the second annual “FUTURES” conference, which is set for October 11 -13, […]
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 […]
Investment advances pre-clinical development of novel exon skipping therapies for treatment of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy October 17, 2018 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time LA JOLLA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avidity Biosciences, a privately held biotech company pioneering a new class of precision medicines based upon antibody-oligonucleotide conjugates, announced today that CureDuchenne has made an equity investment […]
Nonprofit invests in leading specialty prescription and prior authorization solution provider to get Duchenne patients breakthrough medications, faster October 17, 2018 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZappRx, Inc., a digital health company that streamlines specialty medication prescribing, announced today that CureDuchenne, a global leader in research, patient care, and innovation in improving and extending the […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Caregivers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and patients suffering from the rare disease on the east coast will have an opportunity to learn about the best practices of care for Duchenne at a conference titled “Futures” hosted by nonprofit CureDuchenne. CureDuchenne Futures will be held on November 3rd and 4th, 2018 at the […]
Strategic investment and collaboration provide new parents with easy-to-access innovative screening option to positively impact the earliest stages of the Duchenne care continuum NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE) – CureDuchenne, the nation’s leading nonprofit funding scientific research and innovation for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announced today it has entered into a three-year partnership with Baebies. A growth-stage […]
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 […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The DuchenneXchange.org has a reason to celebrate on World Duchenne Day. The dedicated online platform for the Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) community announced today it has surpassed enrollment goals of partner organizations and users since it was introduced to the community just five weeks ago. To date, 13 Duchenne-related nonprofit organizations and 700 community […]
Dear Friends, Today, our partner Dr. Eric Olson and his team at Exonics, a company CureDuchenne helped form, published data in the online journal, Science that shows an increase in dystrophin restoration of 92% in the heart of the canine’s. As the only Duchenne nonprofit organization to support Dr. Eric Olson’s work through Exonics, and […]
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