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NEW YORK – CureDuchenne has partnered with the University of California, Irvine, and RUCDR Infinite Biologics on a biobanking project.

CureDuchenne said in a statement it would begin collecting blood and skin samples from volunteer patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy at its events around the US. When possible, it will also collect samples from "unaffected immediate blood relatives" including parents, siblings, and adult children.

Financial and other details were not disclosed.

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