Research

GENE THERAPY

Nationwide Children's Hospital and their team of leading researchers are making huge strides towards finding a cure for DMD.  The researchers specialize in gene replacement and gene therapy treatments. Colin's doctor at Nationwide Children's, Dr. Jerry Mendell, is one of the most renowned researchers and doctors in the field.  Through his leadership, knowledge, and passion, finding a cure is just around the corner.  Donations to Colin's DREAM will help fund and expedite ongoing research for DMD at Nationwide Children's Hospital. 

PROGRESS

On January 4, 2018,  Dr. Jerry Mendell and his team administered the first gene therapy treatment on a patient.  This marks a pivotal milestone while we wait to determine its success & impact!      

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