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Duchenne Forum

 

We are also part of the Duchenne Forum, a consortium of UK charities in the Duchenne field who have joined together to fund research into DMD.

The following 10 early-stage research projects have been funded in collaboration with: The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign; Joining Jack; The Duchenne Research Fund; Harrison's Fund; and Alex's Wish.

Professor Dame Kay Davies, University of Oxford; 'Developing small molecules to target Duchenne muscular dystrophy'

Professor George Dickson, Royal Holloway University, London; 'Developing gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy'

Professor Jennifer Morgan, University College, London; 'Altering the muscle environment to influence stem cell behaviour'

Dr Jennifer Pell, University of Cambridge; 'Investigating inflammation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy'

Dr Angela Russell, University of Oxford; 'Developing small molecules to increase utrophin levels for Duchenne muscular dystrophy'

Professor Mathew Wood, University of Oxford; 'Discovering biomarkers for Duchenne muscular dystrophy'

Professor George Dickson, Royal Holloway University, London; 'Genome surgery for Duchenne muscular dystrophy'

Dr Francesco Saverio Tedesco, University College London, A pioneering 4-year project seeking to repair the stem cells of people with muscular dystrophy and use them to repair and replace lost muscle

Professor David Abbott Bristol University, Quality of life survey

Professor Jenny Morgan, University College, London – Investigating the biological process that leads to muscle fibre death

Published on 3 November 2016

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