News Newcastle Information Day September 2018 On Saturday 22nd September 23 we hosted our third FREE Parent and Caregiver Information Day, in Newcastle. The day focused on giving parents and caregivers an update on the new Standards of Care guidelines for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. There were also updates on DMD research and clinical trials. Please read the feedback from the day here. We know that some people were unable to attend this meeting and for those who did attend, there was a lot of information to absorb. Our speakers have kindly given us permission to share the presentations from the day. Please find links to the presentations below: David Bull: Turning a Compound into a Medicine Dr Michela Guglieri: An update on the new Standards of Care Guidelines Dr Jarod Wong: Update on Endocrine and Bone Standards of Care Dr Anna Mayhew: Physiotherapy update Prof Volker Straub: Gene therapy and CRISPR Fleur Chandler: Health Technology Assessments and Project Hercules We will be sharing the date for our spring 2019 patient information day soon.