Jerry Mendell, AAN 2021: Gene Therapies in the Treatment of Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
It was a pleasure to meet with Jerry Mendell (Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA) to discuss his recent work in the gene-delivery clinical trial of rAAVrh74.MHCK7.micro-dystrophin (SRP-9001) for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
The abstract entitled: ‘A Multicenter Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Gene-Delivery Clinical Trial of rAAVrh74.MHCK7.micro-dystrophin for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy’ was presented at the American Academy of Neurology Virtual Annual Meeting 2021.
- What are the limitations of current treatment options for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)? (0:05)
- Could you tell us a little about the potential of gene therapies in the treatment of patients with DMD and the challenges associated with its use? (1:24)
Disclosures: Jerry Mendell has received honorarium, consulted for, and worked as a Principal Investigator for Novartis and Sarepta therapeutics; and has received honorarium, consulted for and is part of the Scientific Advisory Board for Vertex Pharma.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media.
Filmed as a highlight of AAN Annual Virtual Meeting 2021.
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