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CureDuchenne - Help us save this generation of children and young adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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Destroy Duchenne

Elijah Stacy is a 16-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. He has started a non-profit organization, called Destroy Duchenne, to end suffering by curing deadly diseases such as Duchenne.

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Childhood Muscular Dystrophy. Grandson diagnosed at 3, now 6.

Harrison and duchenne

Harrison was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is progressive & also sadly fatal. We wait for a cure. Life is for living.

harrisonsfund

Harrison's Fund: Our goal is to cure Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in time to save Harrison's life and thousands of boys like him.

joinourboys

The Join Our Boys Trust’s ultimate aim is to raise awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy nationally & internationally.

littleoagainstdmd

Little O works with Duchenne Parent Project Belgium to raise funds & awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

mitchells_journey

Mitchell's Journey: Follow the journey of a young boy whose broken heart will touch yours.

My Son Fighting DMD

Watching my son cope with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and still have so much joy as well as amazing spirituality!

Popping Wheelies

The artist behind Popping Wheelies is Sue Nuenke. Sue’s son, Chris, was affected with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and died due to it. He was her inspiration for this amazing idea of drawing kids in ...read more

Raising awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Connor has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and we are trying to raise awareness for this vile disease.

Team Joseph

Our mission is to aggressively fund cutting-edge research to find a treatment or cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

zachsbattle

Laura Holland Zachary is 5 and suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - a disease that is sadly fatal and currently has no cure. I want his life to be incredible.

Dystrophic arm muscles

Normal biceps and biceps with muscular dystrophy

Genetic Mutation – Deletion

Out of frame deletion and in frame deletion of exons.

Gower’s sign

Different steps taken by a patient to stand on feet.

Histology

DMD is an X-linked hereditary disease caused by the absence of dystrophin. Dystrophin is an important structural protein that links the internal cytoskeleton of muscle cells to the external basal lami...read more

Main areas of muscle weakness in different types of dystrophy

Duchenne and Becker types, Emery-Dreifuss type, Limb Girdle type, Facioscapulohumeral type, Oculopharyngeal type

Symptoms of DMD

Gradual progression of disease results in weakening of muscles, severe crippling deformities and contractures.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

BioMarin is a global pharmaceutical company focused on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-th...read more

Capricor Therapeutics, Inc.

Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAPR) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class biological therapies for th...read more

CureDuchenne

Over the past decade, CureDuchenne has developed a multidimensional approach to finding and developing potential cures and treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne can result fro...read more

Duchenne UK

Duchenne UK is a lean, ambitious and highly focused charity with a clear vision: to fund and accelerate treatments and a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The charity has been formed by ...read more

Genentech

We're passionate about finding solutions for people facing the world's most difficult-to-treat conditions. That is why we use cutting-edge science to create and deliver innovative medicines ...read more

Jett Foundation

While we were founded out of one family’s desperate need to save their son, we have transformed dramatically. Once a non-profit dedicated to raising money for biomedical research, today we...read more

Pfizer

Pfizer is a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company. We apply science and our global resources to deliver innovative therapies that extend and significantly improve lives. We make m...read more

PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

PTC is biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of orally-administered, proprietary small molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes. While P...read more

Santhera Pharmaceuticals

Santhera Pharmaceuticals (SIX: SANN) is a Swiss specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative pharmaceutical products for the treatment of o...read more

Sarepta Therapeutics

Sarepta Therapeutics, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of unique RNA-targeted therapeutics ...read more

Save Our Sons Inc

Save Our Sons is a children’s charity committed to raising desperately needed funding and awareness to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). DMD is a severe muscle-wasting con...read more

Solid Biosciences

Solid Biosciences (Solid) is a Cambridge, MA based biotech company singularly focused on developing treatments and cures for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Solid combines sharp commer...read more

Summit Therapeutics plc

Summit is a UK company focused on the discovery and development of novel drug candidates to treat areas of high unmet medical need. Our strategy focuses on two therapy areas: Duchenne Mus...read more

Wave Life Sciences

Wave Life Sciences Ltd. is utilizing its innovative and proprietary synthetic chemistry drug development platform to design, develop and commercialize stereopure nucleic acid therapeutics th...read more

@ActionDuchenne

Action Duchenne is a parent and patient led registered charity that exclusively funds research and fights on behalf of families living with Duchenne.

@Clairelohanlon

DMD mum, Regional Development Manager (NI) with Muscular Dystrophy UK, campaigner blogger. All views are my own.

@CureDuchenne

Duchenne is the most common muscle disease in children. Our vision is our name...to Cure Duchenne.

@DuchenneUK

Duchenne UK is a lean, ambitious and highly focused charity with a clear vision: to fund and accelerate treatments and a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

@Leeandra_A

Active mom of 2, my son was diagnoised with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in June 2010. I will go the ends of the earth to save my son.

@MDAnews

MDA is leading the fight to free individuals and the families who love them from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases.

Action Duchenne

Established in 2001, Action Duchenne aims to support and promote innovative research into a cure and effective medicines for Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophy. The charity, which is led ...read more

Bentley’s Battle- The Battle To End Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy!!

We have set up this page in honour of our son Bentley Miles Walter who at 16 month's old was diagnosed with DUCHENNES MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY. We hope to bring awareness, education and to fight t...read more

CureDuchenne

CureDuchenne is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds specifically aimed at taking on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). By working closely with the world’s leading DMD ...read more

Dressing, bathing, toileting, feeding & transferring a person with Duchenne

Our group is dedicated to providing the latest research to our members. Feel free to post research-related information & ask questions. We have tons of sweet members who are more than ha...read more

Duchenne Australia

Group for parents of children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Australia.

Duchenne Canadian Connection

'Duchenne Canadian Connection' is a place for Canadians affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to connect and share information.

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Carriers (women only)

Do you have symptoms? Do you get your heart checked every year? I myself have severe pain in my leg muscles from thigh to feet. My heart is ok so far. Let's talk and help each other.

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Spinal Fusion Before and After

This group was formed to help those who are considering spinal fusion for their Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy girls or boys as well as support for parents after surgery. Each boy's and or girl...read more

Duchenne Parents Zone

This is a group for parents of those with a confirmed diagnosis or undergoing testing for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in the UK & Ireland, for support, advice and chat on all things DMD-...read more

For my son Dylan – Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Dylan is 14 now. For some reason, he was given two diseases. He has diabetes and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Wow is right!! So it's very tough on him at times. I want to make this group for...read more

La Force DMD

The Force Foundation’s mission is to unite the DMD community to raise awareness around a common objective: that of providing access to new treatments as fast as possible and to participate...read more

Little Hercules Foundation

Little Hercules Foundation is a registered, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Dublin, Ohio. Little Hercules Foundation got its start in January 2013 when three moms, two of whom had...read more

Little O against DMD

The goal of this page is to raise funds and awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Little O works in partnership with Duchenne Parent Project Belgium.

Mitchell’s Journey

In July of 2005 our son Mitchell was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a catastrophic muscle wasting disease which results in progressive muscle deterioration and is fatal by late ...read more

National Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness

WE NEED A CURE FOR DUCHENNE, the worst Muscular Dystrophy there is .. Its a killer and needs to be stopped !!!!!

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) is the largest most comprehensive nonprofit organization in the United States focused on finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy—our mission...read more

Team Joseph

Team Joseph is a non-profit organization whose mission is to aggressively fund cutting edge research to find a treatment or cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is our goal that when a p...read more