At Jesse’s Journey, we are focused on funding the most promising research in to Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Applications are received from scientists around the world, all working to uncover effective treatments and ultimately a cure for Duchenne. To learn more about some of the researchers funded by Jesse’s Journey, click on their profile below.
April 10, 2017
At SickKids, my research team and I are working tirelessly in the lab to revolutionize the treatment for genetic diseases, particularly Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). We have been using a groundbreaking genome editing tool called CRISPR, which acts like a pair of genetic scissors, snipping out and replacing precise pieces of DNA that code for […]
June 11, 2016
Pediatric Neurologist, Children’s Hospital – London Health Sciences Centre Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Clinical Neurological Sciences, Western University Scientist, Children’s Health Research Institute. What is the focus of your research as it relates to Duchenne muscular dystrophy? The focus of our research is in Neuromuscular Disorders, specifically DMD, DM1 and SMA. We are […]