Tag Archives: Dr. Kevin Flanigan

  1. We need your help to advance a treatment to clinical trials for rare, Duplication 2 mutations!

    Posted on December 15, 20166:56 pm

      CureDuchenne has always been focused on finding and funding treatments to help EVERYONE affected with Duchenne, and to TREAT THE WHOLE DISEASE.  We are very proud of our comprehensive portfolio of research projects and we continue to be the research leader for the Duchenne community. Over the past five years we have pioneered duplication Read more »

  2. We are “All in Building a Bridge over Duchenne”

    Posted on September 21, 20164:02 pm

      Guest blog by Tammy and Scott Henegar Our family’s journey with Duchenne muscular dystrophy started in March 2011 when our 4 ½ year old adventurous and sweet young boy was diagnosed with the heart breaking diagnosis that no parent should have to face.  We were told that Braedan would be facing a life of Read more »

  3. Researchers Create New Mouse Model for Duchenne with Duplication of Exon 2

    Posted on September 16, 20159:58 pm

      Dr. Kevin Flanigan and his team at the Flanigan Lab at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are hard at work researching duplication mutations. They have created a new mouse model for Duchenne muscular dystrophy with a duplication of exon 2. Their research was recently published in Neuromuscular Disorders (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26365037). “CureDuchenne funded our research early on and Read more »

  4. Mack Brown, Jack Ingram, Matthew McConaughey, Vince Young…and The Revell Family, Champions Fighting to Cure Duchenne

    Posted on May 13, 20154:49 pm

      For some people it takes a trophy or medal to denote a champion. For those in the fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, there are all kinds of champions and you won’t know them by their trophy. Duchenne parents Tim and Laura Revell are such champions but they didn’t plan it this way. When their Read more »

  5. Cure Duchenne Supports Duchenne Duplication Mutation Research with Dr. Kevin Flanigan

    Posted on December 28, 20126:42 pm

      Exon duplication mutations have been an area of great interest to CureDuchenne, and last year, CureDuchenne funded research specifically directed toward these mutations in Duchenne.  Dr. Kevin Flanigan at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has successfully completed the first phase of his research (please see below). CureDuchenne will continue to fund his work in 2013. The three Read more »