Defeat Duchenne Canada Announce 2023-2024 Research Grants

Defeat Duchenne Canada, the country’s leader in Duchenne muscular dystrophy-funded research, is proud to announce that it will grant $880,320 toward five promising research projects this year – making the total awarded over its 29-year history $17.73M. The five new projects will enter a three-year agreement with the organization, joining six other research projects in years two and three of their funding.

 

Meet the researchers and hear the latest progress in Duchenne science.

Defeat Duchenne grant $17 million over 29-years to fund promising Duchenne research.

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