Interview November 15th 2017

Interview with Dr Jenny Sharpe from Muscular Dystrophy UK

UK parents call for newborn screening of muscular dystrophies

“Implementation of a newborn screening program is becoming more and more important as new treatments come through,” says Dr. Jenny Sharpe from Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy UK. She discusses the limited treatment options currently available for Duchenne and other MDs, challenges in getting new treatments approved and reimbursed, the vital importance of early detection and the future of newborn screening for Duchenne in the UK.


The interview is available for educational purposes only.