duchenne muscular dystrophy

World breakthrough for WA researchers

September 20th, 2016

The FDA has approved a drug developed in Perth by Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

The international Duchenne muscular dystrophy community have applauded the announcement by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a drug developed in Perth by Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher

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University joins forces with US pharmaceutical company to improve drug treatments

October 2nd, 2015

Professor Sue Fletcher and Professor Steve Wilton from the Centre for Comparative Genomics

Murdoch University has signed a four-year agreement with Sarepta Therapeutics, with the purpose of using Sarepta’s phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer (PMO) technology and chemistry in researching and developing treatment solutions for diseases outside of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

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WA Governor visits top medical research institute as its new Patron

December 3rd, 2014

The Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO visited the Western Australian Neuroscience Research Institute to become its official Patron.

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Funding to help sufferers of rare diseases

November 5th, 2014

Murdoch University researchers from the Centre for Comparative Genomics (CCG) have received almost $800,000 in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to develop genetic drugs to treat rare diseases.

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Medical breakthrough wins Eureka Prize

September 5th, 2013

Two Murdoch University researchers won one of the nation's most prestigious awards, the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Professor Steve Wilton and Professor Sue Fletcher were awarded the NSW Health Jamie Callchor Eureka Prize for Medical Research Translation.

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WA Innovator of the Year research scientists join rare diseases team

April 10th, 2013

Prominent molecular geneticists Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher have joined Murdoch’s Centre for Comparative Genomics (CCG).

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Getting a degree and inspiring a foundation

October 1st, 2012

Murdoch University graduate Conor Murphy has not let Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) stand in the way of earning a double degree in Politics and History.

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Murdoch student’s inspirational journey to graduation… and beyond

September 7th, 2011

A Murdoch University graduate has faced more difficulties than most in her journey to a first class honours degree in biomedical science.

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