The following resources provide information intended for healthcare professionals and for patients with Duchenne and their families.

eLearning for healthcare professionals

Interested in learning more on neuromuscular disorders? Please click below to an accredited e-learning module developed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). This eLearning module has been supported by a financial grant from PTC Therapeutics. PTC Therapeutics have had no involvement in the development of the content of this module.

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For healthcare professionals

The following materials are intended for healthcare professionals. These materials have been developed and funded by PTC Therapeutics.


In this video, Physician Neurologist Dr. Luca Bello explains the importance of early diagnosis and key signs and symptoms to look out for in Duchenne.

In the video below, Dr. Luca Bello describes the key steps in reaching a Duchenne diagnosis from an initial suspicion of the condition.

In the next video, Paediatric Neurologist Dr. Damjan Osredkar discusses his centre's experience in the diagnosis and management of Duchenne. He also describes the benefits of a multidisciplinary care team and explains why it is important to have an individualised DMD care plan.

International Duchenne Care Considerations summaries

These focused, two-page summaries provide you with a digestible overview of the 2018 International Duchenne Care Considerations.


International Duchenne Care Consideration infographics

International Care Considerations

Duchenne timeline infographic

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What to do if you suspect Duchenne

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The importance of genetic testing

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For patients and their families

The following resources are intended for patients and their families.

Developed specifically for patients, Duchenne and You helps patients understand the basics about Duchenne, how it affects their body and why intervention is important. It also provides support and information to help make living with Duchenne that little bit easier. Duchenne and You has been developed and funded by PTC Therapeutics.

Duchenne and You

TREAT-NMD provides resources for patients with Duchenne and their families.


Duchenne educational information for children

These printable educational materials, presented in a comic book style, explain Duchenne in a highly visual and easy to understand way. These have been developed and funded by PTC Therapeutics.

Mission Duchenne Comic
Understanding Duchenne Comic
Transition Duchenne Comic
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