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Dec 07, 2017, 10:10 ET Duchenne/Becker and FSH Muscular Dystrophies Receive ICD-10 Codes

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), along with collaborators the FSH Society and the Foundation to Eradicate Duchenne (FED), are pleased to...


Dec 06, 2017, 10:20 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco (UCSF), became the 18th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular...


Sep 25, 2017, 10:11 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Continues Grant Supporting Clinic Liaisons for 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...


Sep 15, 2017, 10:15 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children (Nemours) in Wilmington, Delaware, became the 17th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by...


Sep 01, 2017, 07:45 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Announces Duchenne Action Month this September

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


Aug 31, 2017, 10:30 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Announces Partnership with Perky Jerky®

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


Jul 13, 2017, 12:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare Neuromuscular Clinic (Gillette) became the 16th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent...


Jun 30, 2017, 10:00 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy to Host Duchenne Drug Development Roundtable During 23rd Annual Connect Conference

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


Jun 28, 2017, 12:01 ET Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy to Convene International Experts for Inflammation and Immunity in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Workshop

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


Apr 06, 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...


Feb 28, 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...


Feb 16, 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...


Jan 30, 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...


Jan 19, 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...


Jan 18, 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...


Jan 06, 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...


Dec 07, 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...


Oct 26, 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...


Oct 13, 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...


Sep 19, 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...


Sep 08, 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...


Jun 28, 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...


Jun 22, 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...


Jun 09, 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...


May 12, 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...