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Drug Treatment Study for Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and tolerability of an anti-myostatin adnectin called BMS-986089 in ambulatory boys with genetically confirmed Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:
- Be male, 5 to 10 years old and ambulatory without assistance.
- Weigh at least 15 kg.
- Have a diagnosis of DMD, confirmed by genotyping.
- Are receiving corticosteroids (eg, prednisone, prednisolone, or deflazacort) for at least 6 months prior to the start of study drug administration.
You will be excluded from the study if any of the following criteria apply to you:
- Have a history of current renal disease.
- Have ejection fraction < 55% on screening echocardiogram.
- Have known cognitive impairment or behavioral issues that will compromise ability to comply with study procedure.
- Have uncontrolled clinical signs and symptoms of chronic heart failure (American College of Cardiology/American Heart Associated Stage C or D).
This is a partial list of inclusion and exclusion criteria.