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UMass clinic makes strides for Duchenne patients by integrating care, research

Date Posted: Aug 04 2019
By: Susan Spencer

The Duchenne Program at University of Massachusetts Medical School celebrated its first anniversary in July, and according to its founding director, pediatric neurologist Dr. Brenda Wong, “It looks like we’ve kind of found our feet.”

The program, with a $6 million, five-year commitment from the nonprofit research organization Charley’s Fund, brings together top clinical and research specialists in a family-centered medical home, attracting patients from as far away as Australia.

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