Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Second Year of Route 79, The Duchenne Scholarship Program
02/28/19 8:30 AM EST
“In 2018, we launched
The underlying cause of Duchenne is a mutation or error in the gene coding for dystrophin. Dystrophin is an essential protein that plays a pivotal role in muscle structure, function and preservation. The numerical significance of the scholarship’s name,
To apply for a scholarship through the
Applications will be accepted until
iNo consideration will be given to whether or not an applicant was previously, is currently, or expects to be in the future, undergoing treatment with a Sarepta product or investigational product.
About Sarepta Therapeutics
Sarepta is at the forefront of precision genetic medicine, having built an impressive and competitive position in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne) and more recently in gene therapies for 5 Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy diseases (LGMD), Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), MPS IIIA, Pompe and other CNS-related disorders, totaling over 20 therapies in various stages of development. The Company’s programs and research focus span several therapeutic modalities, including RNA, gene therapy and gene editing. Sarepta is fueled by an audacious but important mission: to profoundly improve and extend the lives of patients with rare genetic-based diseases. For more information, please visit www.sarepta.com.
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