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DMD drug developers stake out territory in rare disease market

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Parents of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have had little good news during the past few months due to setbacks for Prosensa and Sarepta Therapeutics, but three different biotechnology company presentations at the 32nd Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference offered signs of hope for therapies that may keep their sons from losing the ability to walk, eat and breathe on their own.

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