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Founder’s Focus – Ryan’s 33rd Birthday


Our founder Blake Benton explains why birthdays
for boys with Duchenne are a scary reality, although when given the gift of
stem cell therapy boys can still have a chance to live a life they’ve always
dreamed of.

After their FDA exemptions expired, the first two Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patients to be successfully treated with adult stem cell therapy meet for the first time.


Ryan Benton received the first FDA exemption to be treated in the United States using mesenchymal adult stem cells derived from umbilical cord tissue, paving the way for others to...