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Tag: muscular dystrophy

m Members from the Pediatric Muscular Dystrophy Clinic gather around patient Xander and his dad, Coulter Little.
Virginia’s 1st Certified Duchenne Care Center
December 12, 2018

Our Children’s Hospital has been named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a nonproft organization working to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy. We're the first Certified Duchenne Care Center in Virginia and the 22nd in the country.

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We’re Out to Save Boys From Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
February 28, 2017

I want to share a video with you. It's about our new effort to figure out how to beat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne robs boys of their ability to move and ultimately kills them at a young age. We know what causes the condition, but, frustratingly, promising treatments consistently fail.…