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Family Forums

Defeat Duchenne Canada’s Family Forum is the country’s only national education program specifically designed for boys and young men living with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy and their families.

Hosted in partnership with one of Canada’s leading neuromuscular centres, the Family Forum is a unique opportunity that connects you with other families, researchers, clinicians, and industry professionals (at no cost!) during an annual weekend full of education, inspiration, and hope.

Image of screen grab at Family Forum - Toronto

Toronto, ON

Fall 2021, open nationally via Zoom + Whova

Presented by PTC Therapeutics and in partnership with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

163 participants
62 families

Photo of screen grab - Family Forum - Vancouver

Vancouver, BC

Fall 2020, open nationally via Zoom + Whova

Presented by PTC Therapeutics and in partnership with BC Children’s Hospital

189 participants
52 families

Photo of screen grab - Family Forum - Montreal

Montréal, QC

Spring 2020, open nationally via Zoom

Presented by PTC Therapeutics and in partnership with La Force DMD

136 participants
88 families

Photo of presentation at the Family Forum - Calgary

Calgary, AB

Fall 2019

Presented by PTC Therapeutics and in partnership with Alberta Children’s Hospital

75 participants
23 families

Photo of Family Forum - London

London, ON

Spring 2019

Presented by PTC Therapeutics and in partnership with Children’s Hospital – London Health Sciences Centre

100 participants
30 families

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