Research projects

A new antiphybrotic therapy for the treatment of dystrophin deficiency in a murine model.

Fundació Institut de Recerca de l’Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona (Spain). Principal Investigator: Dr. Jordi Díaz Manera, MD.

Duration: 2 years

Year 2014: 25.000€

Year 2015: 25.000€

Study of the efficacy of drugs with the capacity to restore the expression of dystrophin in myoblasts in patients affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy with Nonsense mutations. Analysis of the causes for variability of response and assessment of strategies to increase the efficacy in human myoblasts and in mdx mice.

HUVH: University Hospital Vall d’Hebrón, Barcelona (Spain)

VHIR: Vall d’Hebrón Institute of Research, Barcelona (Spain)

Investigatorsr: Dr. Francina Munell MD, Dr. Elena Martínez Sáez MD, Dr. Jordi Barquinero MD, Dr. María José Pérez García MD, Dr. Salvador Borrós MD, Dr. David Sánchez García MD and Dr. Ofir Arad MD.

Duration: 2 years

Year 2014: 25.000€

Year 2015: 25.000€

A test of new substances with a therapeutic potential to treat the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (In vitro and in vivo analysis).

Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Biodonostia, San Sebastián. Principal Investigator: Dr. Ainara Vallejo Illarramendi, MD.

Duration: 2 years

Year 2014: 25.000€

Year 2015: 25.000€

Pilot study on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in animal models.

Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago de Compostela (IDIS).

Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago de Compostela (IDIS). Principal Investigator: Dr. Jesús Pérez Camiña MD.

Year 2014: 30.493€