Categories for Funding

Solid Bioscience Gene Therapy Update

August 19, 2019 8:49 am

Alex’s Wish have received a positive update from Solid Bioscience on their gene therapy trial called IGNITE DMD which Alex’s Wish invested in....

Alex's Wish invests into Tamoxifen Open Label Extension Study

Alex’s Wish invests £30,000 to Tamoxifen Open Label Extension Study

December 14, 2018 10:56 am

So pleased to let you know that we have just invested the £30,000 raised at the Mardi Gras Ball! In 2017 we funded £25,000 into a €675,000 funding towards TAMDMD, a phase 3 clinical trial to test the breast cancer drug tamoxifen for use in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. ...

Alex’s Wish grants £60,000 to Evox Therapeutics

November 19, 2018 9:15 pm

This is an exciting time for research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Several companies are now testing an approach that uses a synthetic gene to replace the faulty dystrophin gene in Duchenne....

Funding Update

October 18, 2018 2:50 pm

Alex’s Wish has been working with Duchenne UK to invest and fund in some very important projects over the last couple of years and here is an update of our funding....

New Research Project

October 8, 2018 2:02 pm

Duchenne UK, Joining Jack and Alex’s Wish are jointly funding £86,460 into a study to further understand the causes of heart disease in DMD. ...

Update on Gene Therapy

July 3, 2018 12:53 pm

In recent years, our community has watched with hope as pre-clinical data has emerged showing the promise of gene therapy as a valuable treatment for everyone living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. ...

Alex’s Wish funds further research of repurposed drugs.

March 27, 2018 8:42 am

Alex’s Wish is pleased to announce funding of £35,000 for Dr Olivier Dorchies at the University of Geneva, towards a 2-year pre-clinical study into a combination therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. ...

Investment in to Tamoxifen

July 21, 2017 10:28 am

We would like to thank you – all our wonderful supporters – for all your time and hard work fundraising. As a result of all your hard work and support we have just invested £25,000 to fund three children with Duchenne Musular Dystrophy to access human clinical trials of Tamoxifen....

Alex’s Wish gives £50,000 grant to Solid-GT

October 15, 2016 7:53 am

Alex’s Wish partners with Solid-GT and funds important Gene Therapy Development We would like to thank all of our supporters who have enabled us to give a £50,000.00 grant to Solid-GT to support their Gene Therapy Development....

Ten posts in place to support UK Clinical Trial Capacity

August 15, 2016 11:54 am

Alex’s Wish contributes £29,000.00 thanks to its Wish Warriors In December 2015, eight patient organisations, who are working to help support clinical trial development for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announced £1.2million of investment, to fund sixteen clinical posts. ...

Charities announce £1.2m investment into key clinical posts

December 23, 2015 12:01 pm

Alex’s Wish and seven other patient organisations, who are working to eradicate Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, are funding a total of 16 clinical posts at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre at Newcastle University and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, to help support clinical trial development for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy....

$70,000 pledged to new drug

February 17, 2015 11:25 am

Yesterday, Alex’s Wish pledged $70,000 to support the next step in bringing VPB15 (a new novel anti-inflammatory steriod drug) to boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  ...