Boy Raises $3K for Gene Therapy Trial in Honor of Young Patient

Boy Raises $3K for Gene Therapy Trial in Honor of Young Patient

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Boy Raises $3K for Gene Therapy Trial in Honor of Young Patient

When 11-year-old Connor Ridley heard about another boy named Connor who wants to get into a potentially life-changing clinical trial, he decided to help. The other boy, Connor Dobbyn, is 13 and was diagnosed in 2019 with Sanfilippo syndrome, a neurodegenerative disease that renders the body unable to break down large sugar molecules, which accumulate to toxic levels in cells, particularly in the brain. His family has been dogged in their quest to raise funds…

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