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MDA awarded $120,000 to Catabasis Pharmaceuticals to test two anti-inflammatory compounds, CAT-1004 and CAT-1040, in the mdx mouse model of Duchenne MD

posted on April 4, 2012 - 5:30am
The Muscular Dystrophy Association has awarded $120,000 to Cambridge, Mass.-based Catabasis Pharmaceuticals as part of a strategic partnership under which the pharmaceuticals company will test two compounds called CAT-1004 and CAT-1040 in the mdx research mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Yearlong, MDA-supported study comparing two prednisone dosing schedules in Duchenne MD found similar benefits and side effects

posted on July 20, 2011 - 9:52am
A one-year, MDA-supported study comparing a weekend-only prednisone treatment schedule with a daily prednisone schedule in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) has found that the two treatment regimens provide about the same benefits and have approximately the same side-effect profile.