Steve holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. He worked as a medical scientist for 18 years, within both industry and academia, where his research focused on the discovery of new medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve recently stepped away from the lab and into science communications, where he’s helping make medical science information more accessible for everyone.
Next week’s 2021 MDA Virtual Clinical and Scientific Conference is expected to attract more than 1,200 clinicians and researchers from across the U.S. with expertise in neuromuscular conditions. Hosted by the Muscular ... Read more
ReveraGen BioPharma has been awarded a $3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support further development ... Read more
Long-term corticosteroid treatment delays respiratory decline and heart disease in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) regardless of daily or intermittent use, a real-world study reported. The study, “Cardiorespiratory Progression Over 5 Years and ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has conditionally approved NS Pharma‘s Viltepso (viltolarsen) for people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) amenable to exon 53 skipping. Viltepso is given via ... Read more
Hansa Biopharma has granted an exclusive worldwide license to Sarepta Therapeutics to develop and promote imlifidase as a gene therapy pre-treatment for people with muscular dystrophy who would otherwise be unable ... Read more
Orsini Pharmaceutical Services is now providing Sarepta Therapeutics’ newly approved therapy Vyondys 53 (golodirsen) to treat people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) responsive to exon 53 skipping. Orsini, which also ... Read more
Duchenne UK is partnering with Catabasis Pharmaceuticals to provide financial support for a Phase 2 clinical trial testing the experimental oral therapy edasalonexent in non-ambulatory boys and men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy ... Read more