Monthly Archives: July 2014

Race to Yes Responds to White House

Washington, DC, July 30, 2014 – In response to the 106,782 signatures collected through TheRacetoYes.Org petition urging the “FDA to Say Yes to Accelerated Approval for safe, effective therapies for children with Duchenne” muscular dystrophy, the White House issued a statement yesterday by Janet Woodcock, Director, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. The Race… Read more »

White House Responds, but Time is Muscle

As many of you know, after gathering more than 106,000 signatures and then waiting over four months, last night we received a response to our White House petition asking for accelerated approval for safe, effective treatments for Duchenne. We are glad that at last, the White House is publicly acknowledging innovative pathways are needed and… Read more »