Mother 'full of hope' over Duchenne trial
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Mother 'full of hope' over Duchenne trial

Oxford mother Cathy Wedell, whose 12-year-old son Isaac has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, says taking part in trials "fills her with hope" for all sufferers.

Researchers say a new treatment for the rare muscle wasting disease could be available within five years.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) affects about 2,500 boys and men in the UK, leaving them unable to move. Sufferers usually die in their mid-20s.

  • 27 Jun 2016
  • From the section Oxford