Duchenne muscular dystrophy
This section brings together information about Duchenne muscular dystrophy from across the website. Much of the information here is especially relevant for individuals and families affected by DMD, but family doctors and researchers should also find something of interest.
Browse through this section for specific information about DMD, and also take a look at the other areas of our website for more general information about TREAT-NMD and the resources we offer.
An overview of Duchenne muscular dystrophy - how it is caused, how it is inherited, and what its symptoms are
Register in your national DMD patient registry and become part of the international TREAT-NMD registry for people with DMD around the world
An international consensus document setting out best practice in care for DMD was published in the Lancet Neurology journal in January and February 2010
A comprehensive family guide based on the full academic care standards article has been produced to give families the power to discuss their care with care providers
Information for patients and parents about the different therapeutic approaches for DMD currently under investigation and the stage each has reached
Find out about current clinical research and trials and see a list of ongoing DMD trials
Information on resources available to Duchenne researchers, including standards for preclinical efficacy studies, molecular testing best-practice guidelines, and the Registry of Outcome Measures (ROM)
See a list of patient organizations and advocacy groups providing support for DMD patients and families across the world