The BIND project was prominently featured today at the Duchenne Parent Project Spain’s annual conference. The session titled “Cognitive Part in DMD/BMD: Project BIND,” was moderated by Dr. Marisol Montolio, Director of the Research and Technology Departments of Duchenne Parent Project Spain. Experts gathered to discuss the updates and insights related to learning and behavioural challenges in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy (DMD/BMD).

Dr. Rubén Miranda from Complutense University of Madrid led the presentation, focusing on the cognitive aspects associated with DMD/BMD.

He was joined by other experts from the BIND project:

  • Prof. Eugenio Mercuri from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and Nemo Clinical Center Foundation IRCCS Twin Polyclinic in Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Jos Hendriksen from Kempenhaeghe and Maastricht University’s School of Mental Health and Neuroscience in the Netherlands
  • Prof. David Skuse from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health in London, UK.

Their presentations delved into the latest research findings and therapeutic strategies aimed at improving the quality of life for those affected by brain comorbidities in DMD/BMD.

Following the presentations, an interactive Q&A session was held, allowing attendees to engage directly with the experts and gain further insights into the discussed topics.