Rockville, MD – ReveraGen BioPharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing alternatives to traditional steroid compounds, including dissociative glucocorticoid analogues for use in muscular dystrophy, has been selected by the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program, to partner on the development of a new treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Under-the-radar ReveraGen BioPharma Inc., a Rockville-based biotech, has recruited former MedImmune executive Edward Connor to helm the small operation, which hopes to bring a better treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy to market.