February 2015
Together we can Cure Duchenne!
Research
ReveraGen BioPharma Announces Start Of Phase 1 Clinical Trial Of VBP15 Dissociative Steroid Drug

ReveraGen BioPharma Announces Start Of Phase 1 Clinical Trial Of VBP15 Dissociative Steroid Drug

VBP15 to enter clinical trials. CureDuchenne was one of the early funders of this project, led by MDA. We appreciate the collaboration among many Duchenne organizations...

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Bacterial Defense Mechanism Targets Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Bacterial Defense Mechanism Targets Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duke researchers have demonstrated a genetic therapeutic technique that has the potential to treat more than half of the patients suffering from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). One of the challenges of treating DMD is that the disease can be caused by mutations to a number of different DNA sequences, few of which occur with any substantial frequency...

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News
Napa Valley Wineries to Bring Taste of Napa to Newport

Napa Valley Wineries to Bring Taste of Napa to Newport

CureDuchenne is delighted to host the sold out Napa in Newport Wine Auction on February 28 at the Balboa Bay Resort. It will be an amazing evening of wine tasting; dinner and wine pairings with a Napa vintner at every table; a silent auction; and a live auction featuring one-of-a-kind wines and wine-themed experiences...

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Blingo is Back April 11

Blingo is Back April 11

CureDuchenne will put the bling back in bingo for their second annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 11 at 7:00 pm at the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia. Blingo to CureDuchenne is a vibrant and fun evening aimed to bring awareness and raise funds to support CureDuchenne...

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A Texas-sized Tailgate Party in Austin on April 11

A Texas-sized Tailgate Party in Austin on April 11

Join Vince Young and teammates from the 2005 University of Texas Championship team at the Champions to CureDuchenne Austin Gala on April 11 to benefit CureDuchenne. This Texas-sized tailgate party will be held at the University of Texas Golf Club and will feature music, gourmet food, silent and live auction...

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CureDuchenne Beneficiary of MJ&M

CureDuchenne Beneficiary of MJ&M

CureDuchenne is delighted to once again be a beneficiary of the Mack, Jack & McConaughey Empowering Kids event on April 16 and 17 in Austin...

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Why Muscular Dystrophy Is Biotech's Favorite Orphan

Why Muscular Dystrophy Is Biotech's Favorite Orphan

CureDuchenne is proud to have funded all of these companies with early and significant funding. It's great to see business publications help spread awareness for Duchenne...

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Recent Success
Tim Revell Runs Austin Marathon to Benefit CureDuchenne

Tim Revell Runs Austin Marathon to Benefit CureDuchenne

Duchenne dad Tim Revell ran the Austin Marathon for the 10th year in a row to benefit CureDuchenne. Revell, in his signature green cape, was able to carry his two amazing boys over the finish line...

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Tim Revell Runs Austin Marathon to Benefit CureDuchenne

Spotlight On Young Mountain Climber Tyler Armstrong

Microsoft featured Tyler Armstrong, 11, on Instagram for three days on February 23, 24 and 25. Tyler Armstrong is not your average 11-year-old. At 7, Tyler became the youngest person to climb Mt. Whitney in a day, at 8, the second-youngest to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, and at 9, the youngest to climb Mt. Aconcagua...

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Duchenne Therapy Network
Self-Stretches for Duchenne

Self-Stretches for Duchenne

As part of CureDuchenne Cares a physical therapy, education and outreach program for the Duchenne community we are pleased to share information on a self-stretching routine for those living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy...

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Duchenne Research and Physical Therapy Update

Duchenne Research and Physical Therapy Update

CureDuchenne and Duchenne Therapy Network will host a Duchenne research and physical therapy update on March 14 in Toledo, Ohio. Physical therapist Jennifer Wallace will discuss physical therapy, stretching program, recommendation for equipment, activity and school modifications...

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Upcoming Events
Napa in Newport Wine Auction, February 28, 2015, Newport Beach, Calif.

Napa in Newport Wine Auction, February 28, 2015, Newport Beach, Calif.

Reserve the date for the Champions to CureDuchenne Napa in Newport Wine Auction on February 28, 2015. Once again this event will be held at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach, Calif...

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Duchenne Research and Physical Therapy Update, March 14, Toledo, Ohio

Duchenne Research and Physical Therapy Update, March 14, Toledo, Ohio

CureDuchenne and Duchenne Therapy Network will host a Duchenne research and physical therapy update on March 14 in Toledo, Ohio...

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Champions to CureDuchenne, April 11, 2015, Austin, Texas

Champions to CureDuchenne, April 11, 2015, Austin, Texas

Save the date for the Champions to CureDuchenne Austin on April 11 at the University of Texas Golf Club. Vince Young hosts the event. This Texas-sized tailgate party will feature music, gourmet food and silent and live auction...

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Blingo to CureDuchenne, April 11, 2015, Philadelphia

Blingo to CureDuchenne, April 11, 2015, Philadelphia

Blingo is back. Save the date for Blingo to CureDuchenne on April 11 at the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia...

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