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Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Research Update

By | November 17th, 2016|atrophies, research, trials|

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Research update and treatment - AUSTRALIA A research update by Prof. Monique Ryan Director, Department of Neurology Group Leader, [...]

Muscle Clinic

By | October 24th, 2016|

Muscle Clinic A world-first initiative, the MDA funded (we have invested in excess of $1.5 million) clinic is an initiative in which we [...]

Respiratory Care in MD

By | July 23rd, 2016|

Respiratory care and ventilation There are many different neuromuscular conditions in which weakness of the breathing muscles requires monitoring and treatment and may [...]

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

By | July 23rd, 2016|

Definition A surgical procedure to place a tube inside of the stomach. Involvement Stomach, skin, parts of the abdominal wall. Reasons for Procedure [...]

Clinical trial for Congenital MD

By | July 23rd, 2016|

Swiss pharmaceutical company Santhera has announced that it will soon start a clinical trial of a drug called omigapil in children with congenital [...]

Clinical trial of new steroid for DMD

By | July 23rd, 2016|

ReveraGen BioPharma has announced the start of a Phase 1 clinical trial of a new steroidal drug, VBP15, for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). [...]

Ataluren trial for Duchenne MD in Europe

By | July 23rd, 2016|

Ataluren is set to be the first ever drug licenced to treat the underlying genetic cause of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (MD). The European [...]

DMD clinical trial update drisapersen

By | July 23rd, 2016|

drisapersen might work after all At the end of 2013 devastating news was announced – the phase 3 clinical trial conducted by GlaxoSmithKline [...]

Duchenne MD clinical trial update

By | July 23rd, 2016|

Sarepta Therapeutics and Prosensa have both announced news from the clinical trials of exon skipping for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The trials tested eteplirsen [...]

Clinical trial results for Oculopharyngeal MD

By | July 23rd, 2016|

The results of a clinical trial have shown that transplanting cells from unaffected muscles into the throat may help with the swallowing difficulties [...]