Aisha Abdullah received a B.S. in biology from the University of Houston and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she studied the role of microRNA in embryonic and early postnatal brain development. Since finishing graduate school, she has worked as a science communicator making science accessible to broad audiences.
The DuchenneXchange online social platform has launched a mobile and desktop app for the Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) community, to encourage discussion and to share news, diagnosis and treatment resources, and clinical ... Read more
The final patient has finished the first, six-month portion of the pivotal VISION-DMD Phase 2b clinical trial, assessing the anti-inflammatory steroid therapy vamorolone in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). ... Read more
Edgewise Therapeutics has received $95 million in funding to advance the clinical development of its experimental therapy EDG-5506, designed to improve physical functioning in people with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) ... Read more
Sarepta Therapeutics’ investigational treatment SRP-5051 enhanced cell penetration, exon skipping, and dystrophin levels at a lower dose than its Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) therapy in a Phase 2 clinical trial in ... Read more
Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical and Solid Biosciences announced a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize new gene therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The collaboration will combine Solid’s gene therapy construct for DMD ... Read more