Research we are funding
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign funds world-class pioneering research into potential treatments and cures for people with muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular conditions, from basic science and translational research to clinical pilot studies. To see information about individual types of grants, click on the links below.
- Clinical Training and Research Fellowships
- PhD studentships
- Project grants
- Clinical trial coordinators
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- 25 October 2010
How does ephedrine improve the symptoms of congenital myasthenia and could it be used for myasthenia gravis? Prof Beeson and his colleagues aim to study the drug ephedrine to find out why it is effective for people with a type of congenital myasthenic syndrome (CMS) and if ephedrine could be useful for some people with myasthenia gravis.
- 1 October 2010
Improving exon-skipping for Duchenne muscular dystrophy Dr Wood and PhD student Corinne Betts at the University of Oxford aim to investigate ways to improve upon the current exon-skipping technology.
- 17 November 2009
Investigating potential treatments for the myasthenias Prof Beeson will supervise this three year PhD studentship in Oxford with the overall aim of investigating treatment and diagnostic approaches for the myasthenias.