Is There a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy?
The families of thousands of boys in Canada are in a race against time to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
In Canada, one in every 5,000 boys suffer from Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Few of these young boys will survive beyond their mid-20’s. For them, research to find a cure is the road to hope.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed in childhood
Although we don’t yet have a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers are closer now than ever before in putting an end to a disease that quietly robs parents of their children.
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