DMD Hub News

News and updates with the latest clinical trials, medical reports and interesting developments within the DMD community.

DMD Hub News

Duchenne UK grants £130,173 to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to join the ground-breaking DMD Hub.

This will significantly expand trial capacity for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in the UK, particularly in the north west of England.

The charity's co-founder Alex Johnson -- recently awarded the Pride of Manchester -- said it was a huge boost to research in the region.

30 May 2019
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PolarisDMD Phase 3 clinical trial for edasalonexent now recruiting in the UK

We are pleased to announce that Catabasis Pharmaceutical's PolarisDMD Phase 3 trial for edasalonexent is now recruiting in the UK at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. Evelina London Children's Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital will begin recruitment soon.

26 March 2019
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Recruitment begins at two UK sites for Vamorolone Phase 2b (VISION-DMD) trial

We are pleased to announce that the VISION-DMD Phase 2b clinical trial has begun recruitment at Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospital Foundation Trust and Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.

7 February 2019
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DMD Hub Works to Connect Patients with Clinical Trials, Promote Study Sites Across UK

This article was originally published on Muscular Dystrophy News.

14 January 2019
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Duchenne UK awards £41,151 through the DMD Hub to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, to help expand clinical trial capacity

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children joins the DMD Hub as a Hub site.

20 December 2018
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Number of children on clinical trials doubles at Great Ormond Street Hospital, following funding through the DMD Hub

Duchenne UK is pleased to share a report from Great Ormond Street about the positive impact of the clinical staff posts we fund at the hospital.

2 December 2018
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Duchenne UK Announces £46,930 funding to Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Duchenne UK announces £46,930 in funding at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital. This funding will provide dedicated consultant time to DMD trials and provide physiotherapy equipment.

18 May 2018
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Duchenne UK attends the opening of new Clinical Research Facility at Leeds Children's Hospital and announces £108,324 of funding for research posts

Last Thursday, our co-founder Alex Johnson attended the opening of the Clinical Research Facility at Leeds Children's Hospital which has recently joined the DMD Hub. 

16 May 2018
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Duchenne UK is pleased to announce the launch of the DMD Hub website, the go-to website for clinical trial information for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) in the UK.

15 May 2018
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DMD Hub First Year Round-up

The DMD Hub was created by Duchenne UK and leading neuromuscular clinicians based at the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre in Newcastle and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. The DMD-Hub is addressing the lack of capacity in the UK for clinical trials in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Our ambition is to ensure that every child diagnosed with DMD in the UK is given the opportunity to take part in research.

1 January 2018
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