Justin Skeesuck, a 48-year-old Idahoan featured in the documentary “I’ll Push You,” started losing the use of his hands in 2010. So, in 2012, he moved to Italy. For a […]
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The last day of FUTURES 2023 was jam-packed with sessions focused on how people with Duchenne can use their lived experience to help others going through the same challenges. A Game of Life encouraged people to share tips and tricks that work for them, breakout sessions met people wherever they were at in their Duchenne journey, and the closing session was an opportunity for everyone to share what was on their mind.
Today was all about ensuring that boys and adults with Duchenne receive the best care possible. It was also a time for celebration. At the end of the day, CureDuchenne hosted a summer camp-themed party for individuals with Duchenne, parents, caregivers, and anyone tied to the cause.
The first full day of FUTURES has wrapped! In the last couple of hours, we’ve had educational workshops on gene therapy, RNA-based therapeutics, and muscle restoration and anti-inflammatory treatments. Plus, everyone’s had a chance to meet a new person and create relationships that will last a lifetime. It’s been a lot to digest, so here’s the top highlights from Friday at CureDuchenne FUTURES.