PPMD’s Decode Duchenne Program
PPMD’s Decode Duchenne genetic testing program provides free genetic testing and counseling to people in the Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy community. Participants must be living in the United States or Canada.
Genetic testing is performed at our designated laboratory, PerkinElmer Genomics. PPMD’s certified genetic counselors specialize in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy and are available to both healthcare providers and families at any point during the testing process.
Get started by selecting one of two options:Diagnostic Testing > Carrier Testing >
Get started by downloading this flyer to take to your local healthcare provider so they can order genetic testing for you or your loved one.
Learn more by reading the Frequently Asked Questions for Patients.
NEED HELP?Contact a Decode Duchenne Genetic Counselor >
Decode Duchenne is administered by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and The Duchenne Registry. Decode Duchenne is sponsored by Sarepta Therapeutics and PTC Therapeutics. Click here to review PPMD’s policy on corporate support.