About us Research we are funding Looking to the future - Are there treatments for Duchenne? There is currently no cure for Duchenne, although steroid (glucocorticoids) treatments such as prednisolone can help slow its progression, with other potential treatments in clinical trials. Below is a summary of potential treatments in Duchenne. Action Duchenne have provided and will continue to provide funding in most of these areas, you can find out more about potential treatments for Duchenne in research basics. The Recommendations and funding priorities of Action Duchenne can be found in our research strategy. Figure 1 - Possible treatment interventions in Duchenne with Action Duchenne providing funding for research in all of these areas.