Currently, there are no government grants for Dupuytren research. See for yourself: [ale_button url=”https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=Dupuytren” style=”light-blue” size=”small” type=”round” target=”_blank”]Search Grants.gov for Dupuytren Research Funding[/ale_button] We’re working to change this. You should, too. If you have an idea you want to work on to help jumpstart government funding for Dupuytren Research, let us know! [ale_button url=”https://dupuytrens.org/contact-the-dupuytren-foundation/” style=”light-blue” […]
Dupuytren biology has a lot of overlap with wound healing biology. One description of Dupuytren is that it’s like the body is trying to heal a wound that isn’t there. I used to worry that any treatment described as “promoting” or “accelerating” wound healing might be exactly the wrong thing to do for Dupuytren or […]
There were a number of responses to the last blog post. Annie Stratton wrote something so insightful I’ve included it with permission at the end of this post. The last post used the analogy of war, the war on Dupuytren. That seemed reasonable for several reasons – the importance of strategy and tactics, the concept of […]
This is the introduction to an upcoming series of discussions on the science behind new potential preventive Dupuytren treatments. The guiding mission of the Dupuytren Research Group is to do what needs to be done to prevent and stop Dupuytren. Our goal is the conquest of Dupuytren. Dupuytren damages hands, but the main effort of the […]
The Dupuytren Research Group was founded ten years ago this month. Our original name was Dupuytren Foundation. Our original mission was simple: to advocate for Dupuytren patients. Providing patient education, physician education, connecting patients with patients, connecting patients with specialists, connecting surgeons with researchers, investigating alternative treatments, providing grants to researchers – these were good, but not enough. It was […]
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What must be done to end Dupuytren disease?
PrecisionFDA Dupuytren Blog PrecisionFDA https://precision.fda.gov/ is a US Government initiative designed to support cutting-edge genomic research and help researchers collaborate across the globe. As a member of PrecisionFDA, Dupuytren Research Group will use PrecisionFDA cloud hosting to allow authorized researchers around the world to collaborate and analyze data from the International Dupuytren Data Bank (IDDB). Data […]
Did You Know These Dupuytren Facts? Did you know? Today, each child of a parent with Dupuytren has a one in four chance of developing Dupuytren. Did you know? Today, there’s no practical way to test if a treatment can prevent Dupuytren. Did you know? Today’s approach to Dupuytren treatment is the same as it was in the 1800s: wait for a bend, […]
The AmazonSmile program donated to charitable organizations for purchases made through Amazon.com. Sadly, Amazon reversed its course and discontinued this program in February 2023 for Dupuytren Research Group and most of the nonprofits benefiting from this program. Thanks for your prior support of Dupuytren Research through AmazonSmile! Charles Eaton MD