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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

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Community Celebrates SMA Awareness Month in August

Posted by Danyella Davis on Aug 11, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Thanks to Colleen McCarthy O'Toole with Cure SMA for this blog contribution that first appeared in Global Genes.

What is spinal muscular atrophy, who is affected, and how can you make a difference? To learn more, click here. 

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Topics: neuromuscular disorders, Spinal muscular atrophy

 

 

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