Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a progressive form of muscular dystrophy that occurs primarily in males, though in rare cases may affect females. DMD causes progressive weakness and loss (atrophy) of skeletal and heart muscles.

Patients Living Longer With DMD Pose New Challenge for Caregivers

Diagnostic and treatment advances are helping patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy — one of nine major types of muscular dystrophy that affects males — live into their 30s and beyond, raising challenges in such areas as education, vocation, levels of...

Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Approved for Phase 2 Trial

A Phase 2 clinical trial of ATL1102, Antisense Therapeutics’ investigational therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), recently received authorization to proceed from the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), Melbourne Human Research Ethics Committee. ATL1102 inhibits...
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