Jesse’s Journey Supports 4 Duchenne Projects, Including Gene Editing

Jesse’s Journey Supports 4 Duchenne Projects, Including Gene Editing

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Jesse’s Journey Supports 4 Duchenne Projects, Including Gene Editing

Jesse’s Journey, a Canadian nonprofit founded by parents of a child with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), has given a total CA$1.7 million to support four projects looking to protect muscle fibers, or treat patients through gene editing and stem cells approaches. The award, worth about $1.4 million, is the largest one-year amount awarded in the charity’s 26-year history. “Jesse’s Journey is a partnership of scientists and families who help fund the research that fundamentally reshapes…

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