Gene Therapy Overview

An exciting new gene-based therapy on the horizonRead more


Research aims to discover how to treat muscle fibre loss, where muscles are replaced by scar tissue.Read more

Utrophin Modulators

Increasing the levels of a protein called utrophin may help those with DMD regardless of their mutation typeRead more

Myostatin Inhibition

Reducing myostatin may help to make the muscles of those with DMD more healthyRead more


CRISPR /Cas 9 is an exciting genetic engineering technique.Read more

Steroid Alternatives

Some promising steroid alternatives may not have the side-effects of traditional treatments.Read more

Exon Skipping And Stop Codon Read-Through

Exon skipping drugs are small pieces of genetic material that can help patch over missing parts of the gene.Read more

Treatment For The Heart

Around 90% of those with DMD have associated heart problems. New research aims to target thisRead more

Stem Cells

Stem cells are the building blocks of the body. New research tries to manipulate them to help DuchenneRead more


Nutraceuticals are products derived from food sources that provide extra health benefits, in addition to the basic nutritional value found in the food. Many nutraceuticals are thought to be beneficial to DMD.Read more