Recent studies performed / ongoing under the umbrella of Apollo Hospitals

  • 1. UCD0305:Longitudinal study of the relationship between impairment, activity, Limitation, Participation and Quality of Life in persons with Confirmed Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy as part of CINRG – Cooperative International Neuromuscular Research Group. This study was completed and paper published in the year 2013 in Muscle and Nerve.

  • 2. A phase 3, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled efficacy and safety study of Ataluren in patients with non-sense mutation Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and open label extension – PTC124-GD041-DMD – ongoing at present. Enrolment has been completed.

  • 3. Avexs 101 Global managed Access Program – AVXS 101 – MAP 002 – one time dose of Onasemnogeneabeparovec to a limited number of patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This study has had conditional approval from our Ethics committee and is awaiting enrolment of patients in to the study.

  • 4. Exosome proteomic profiling of biological samples from stratified Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patients – in collaboration with department of Biotechnology – PhD scholar Ms.ArchanaRajavel, guided by Prof.Raja, Dept of genetic engineering, SRM University, Chennai. This has been approved by our Ethics committee and 12 patient samples have been collected and analysed. The study is ongoing at present.

  • 5. We have started enrolment of patients in to the national registry of ICMR on neuro-muscular disorders. Currently patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal muscular Atrophy and Limb Girdle muscular Dystrophy are being enrolled.

  • 6. We are part of the Treat NMD SMA registry and the TGDOCNMD registry and are enrolling patients in to these registries.


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