Neurological disorders

The articles within this section of 'Behind the research' focus on the variety of research that is being undertaken around neurological disorders.

 

Pascal and family

Trials offer hope to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patients

Research into the rare disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, has changed dramatically. Ten years ago there were no clinical trials available and patients with the disease were unlikely to live beyond their early twenties. Today, thanks to the support of patients, researchers, charities, life sciences companies and support provided by the National Institute for Health Research, the outlook is very different.