DALLAS – April 12, 2017 – Using the new gene-editing enzyme CRISPR-Cpf1, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have successfully corrected Duchenne muscular dystrophy in human cells and mice in the lab. The UT Southwestern group had previously used CRISPR-Cas9, the original gene-editing system, to correct the Duchenne defect in a mouse model of the disease and […]
How far would you go for someone you love?
That’s the question that led to the birth of Jesse’s Journey when one family dared to dream about what’s possible after
learning the crushing news that Duchenne muscular dystrophy had become a part of their daily lives.
When John and Sherene Davidson learned that their middle son Jesse was diagnosed with Duchenne they charted a life
changing course for themselves-setting out to raise research funds to find the elusive cure.