Dr. Mathews Receives Awards for New Clinical Trials

Dr. Kathy Mathews, Vice Chair for Clinical Research, received funding for several new clinical trials recently:




  • “Expanded Access Protocol of Idebenone in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy”, Santhera Pharmaceuticals (Switzerland), Ltd. for $1,500.
  • “A Phase 2 Study of the Safety, Efficacy, and Pharmacodynamics of RTA 408 in the Treatment of Friedreich’s Ataxia”, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for $224,000.
  • “A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of ACE-083 in Patients with Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy”, Acceleron PHarma, Inc. for $327,000.
  • “A Randomized, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Tideglusib Versus Placebo for the Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Congenitcal Myotonic Dystophy”, AMO Pharma, Inc. for $128,000.
  • “A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Delivery of Allogeneic Cardiosphere-Derived Cell in Subjects with Duchenne Muscular Dystophy (HOPE-2)”, Capricor Therapeutics for $165,000.

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