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Dr. Basil Theodore Darras

C H Neurology Foundation Inc
Neurology, Medical Genetics, Pediatrics
Practicing approx. 44 years

Bio


Basil Darras is a Neurologist and a Medical Genetics specialist in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Darras is a global expert in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3. He has been an author on 161 peer reviewed articles and participated in 1 clinical trial in the past 15 years. In particular, he has been an author on 30 peer reviewed articles regarding Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3. He is licensed to treat patients in MA.

Contact

300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115, US

Latest Advances


  • Condition: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Journal: Muscle & nerve
  • Treatment Used: Deflazacort vs. Prednisone
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study compared deflazacort with prednisone treatment in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
  • Condition: Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Journal: Muscle & nerve
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 14
  • Published —
This study analyzed the effectiveness of Nusinersen to treat patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA; rare neuromuscular disorder).
  • Condition: Children with spinal muscular atrophy
  • Journal: Neurology
  • Treatment Used: Intrathecal nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 28
  • Published —
The study researched the use of intrathecal nusinersen for children with spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Condition: Nonsense Mutation Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (nmDMD)
  • Journal: Muscle & nerve
  • Treatment Used: Deflazacort vs. Prednisone/Prednisolone
  • Number of Patients: 114
  • Published —
This study compared the effectiveness and safety for deflazacort and prednisone/prednisolone in patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (nmDMD).

Clinical Trials


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  • Journal: The New England journal of medicine
  • Published —
Risdiplam in Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
  • Journal: Neurotherapeutics : the journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics
  • Published —
Reldesemtiv in Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy: a Phase 2 Hypothesis-Generating Study.

Contact

300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115, US

Affiliations

  • Boston Children's Hospital

Credentials

  • Licenses
    Neurology with Special Qualifications in Neurology in MA
  • Board Certifications
    Neurology
    Pediatric Medicine

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