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February 2017 Blog Posts (8)

20 years now: A fathers look back and forward

Hello,  in keeping with the mantra of the times, these are alternative facts

Today was a warm one for western NY, mid February should be Frosty and bitterly cold, something is not quite right. My son Jonathan is 23,in 1997 when we got the diagnosis I expected he would be dead, for several years.  Boys were barely making in to mid teens…

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Added by Michael Piacentino on February 19, 2017 at 4:02am — No Comments


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PPMD Designates Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Today Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) named Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s…

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Added by PPMD on February 16, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments


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PPMD’s #EverySingleOne Tour: Los Angeles, CA

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) marked our first stop of the New Year on PPMD’s 2017 Every Single One Tour, held on January 21, 2017. We were thrilled to not only be holding another tour stop at one of …

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Added by PPMD on February 15, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments


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Marathon Pharmaceuticals Pauses Commercialization of EMFLAZA™ (deflazacort)



UPDATE: February 13, 2017, 5:10 PM -- An additional statement from Marathon has been added to the blog



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Today, Marathon…

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Added by PPMD on February 13, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments


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Deflazacort Approved in the U.S. for Duchenne

UPDATE 2/10: Marathon has released links to new resources, including the EMFLAZA website (https://emflaza.com) and a Patient Support FAQ document (…

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Added by Pat Furlong on February 9, 2017 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments


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PPMD to Host Forum on Access to Emerging Therapies on February 13th, 2017

Following decades of strategic advocacy, research investment, and biopharmaceutical development, the U.S. Duchenne community recently arrived in the post-approval space and is poised to receive additional novel therapies from a robust innovation pipeline.…

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Added by PPMD on February 7, 2017 at 1:57pm — No Comments


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PPMD’s Duchenne Drug Development Roundtable: Bringing Industry Together to Accelerate Research

Better. Faster. Now.

 

How do we apply the ‘regulatory learnings’ of the past 18 months back into our robust Duchenne pipeline to ensure as many effective therapies yield from our pipeline as possible?

Under the leadership of PPMD's Duchenne Drug Development Roundtable (DDDR), our community is determined to figure that out. Today is the first of a…

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Added by Abby Bronson on February 1, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

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