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06 Apr, 2017, 12:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates UC Davis, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

UC Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neuromuscular Research Center (UC Davis) became the 15th clinic named a Certified...


28 Feb, 2017, 10:43 ET Decode Duchenne Announces 500th Patient Application

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) announced the 500th patient application to their highly successful Decode Duchenne program. Decode...


16 Feb, 2017, 12:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Lurie Children's) became the 14th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent...


30 Jan, 2017, 10:15 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards UT Southwestern Medical Center $250,000 Grant to Explore CRISPR/Cas9 Technology in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), today announced...


19 Jan, 2017, 10:30 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital's Muscular Dystrophy Program became the 13th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project...


18 Jan, 2017, 13:26 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards NJIT and Talem Technologies a $600,000 Grant to Continue Exploration of an Upper Extremity Exoskeleton in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), today announced...


06 Jan, 2017, 11:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards Nationwide Children's Hospital $2.2 Million Grant to Explore Gene Therapy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), today announced...


07 Dec, 2016, 15:18 ET PPMD Heralds Final Approval of Cures Bill That Contains Patient Experience & Other Policies to Advance Therapy Development

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne) – applauded...


26 Oct, 2016, 15:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at UCLA, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

The Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at the University of California, Los Angeles (CDMD) became the 12th clinic named a Certified Duchenne...


13 Oct, 2016, 11:57 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards Children's National Medical Center $239,000 Research Grant

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), has awarded a...


19 Sep, 2016, 14:05 ET PPMD Applauds FDA for Landmark Approval of First-Ever Disease-Modifying Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), heralded...


08 Sep, 2016, 10:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards Iowa State University $200,000 Grant

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced...


28 Jun, 2016, 09:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Receives Grant from Marathon Pharmaceuticals to Help Support Acclaimed Certified Duchenne Care Center Program

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), today announced...


22 Jun, 2016, 11:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards The Ohio State University Grant to Support Cardiomyopathy Therapy for Duchenne

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced today...


09 Jun, 2016, 12:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards University of Washington Grant to Support Technology to Help Optimize Gene Therapy

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced...


12 May, 2016, 08:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Convenes Bone Health and Osteoporosis Workshop

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne) will...


19 Apr, 2016, 16:26 ET PPMD Applauds House Committee for Recognizing Importance of Intermediate Clinical Endpoints (ICE) in FDA Reviews

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), commended the...


19 Apr, 2016, 08:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Names Children's Hospital Los Angeles Certified Duchenne Care Center

 Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) became the tenth clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy...


22 Oct, 2015, 07:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Submits Results of Patient-Centered Benefit-Risk Assessment Study in Duchenne & Becker to FDA

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) is pleased to submit the results of their most recent patient-centered benefit-risk assessment (PCBR)...


30 Sep, 2015, 12:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Launches Next Phase of Genetic Testing Program, Decode Duchenne in collaboration with BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., PTC Therapeutics, and Sarepta Therapeutics

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) today announced a collaboration with BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., PTC Therapeutics, and Sarepta...


16 Feb, 2015, 11:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards University of Missouri $50,000 Exploratory Grant to Explore SERCA2a in Duchenne Dog Study

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne),...


06 Feb, 2015, 13:44 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Names University of Iowa Children's Hospital a Certified Duchenne Care Center

The University of Iowa Children's Hospital (UI Children's Hospital) was named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy...


29 Jan, 2015, 13:01 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards UCLA $50,000 Exploratory Grant for Evaluation of Exon Skipping Enhancers in Duchenne

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced...


12 Jan, 2015, 11:30 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Announces New CEO, John Porter, PhD

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne),...


18 Dec, 2014, 10:28 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and Solid Ventures Partner on Solid Suit, an Assistive Device for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to be Developed by SRI International

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne),...