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PPMD Awards Gene Therapy Grant

Posted by Danyella Davis on Jan 25, 2017 3:00:00 PM

In an effort to further accelerate research within the Duchenne community, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) awarded Dr. Jerry Mendell,  Dr. Louise Rodino-Klapac and Nationwide Children's Hospital with a $2.2 million grant.

"We are entering a new chapter in gene transfer therapeutics and while there are still questions to answer, the faster we move to answer these questions, the faster we know if a strategy will work," said Abby Bronson, SVP, Research Strategy, PPMD.  

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Topics: muscular dystrophy, Duchenne, neuromuscular disorders, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, DMD, PPMD, gene therapy, clinical study, grant, Jerry Mendell

Genetic Testing for Duchenne & Becker: When Is Re-Testing Needed?

Posted by Danyella Davis on Jun 24, 2016 1:49:06 PM
Emory Genetics Laboratory is proud to provide genetic testing for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy as part of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD). Lauren Bogue, MS, CGC recently posted a blog regarding the need to retest patients for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. To read more, click here.
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Topics: genetic testing, Duchenne

 

 

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