Forbes.com: Lorenzo's Oil Could Not Cure Lorenzo, But Newborn Screening Is Expected To Save Others From His Fate
Lorenzo's Oil, a 1992 film starring Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon, depicted Augusto and Michaela Odone’s quest for a treatment that could save their son Lorenzo from dying of a rare genetic disorder. Since the film’s release, Lorenzo Odone, his parents and Dr. Hugo Moser, the physician-scientist whose help the Odones sought, have all died. But a new piece of their legacy promises to help improve the lives of boys who inherited the same genetic disease that struck down Lorenzo. Read the entire Forbes.com piece.
Katie: One Bride's Inspiring Journey Down the Aisle
After lupus left Perneita Fitzgerald paralyzed, she turned to Kennedy Krieger's International Center for Spinal Cord Injury for intensive therapy that made it possible for her to walk down the aisle on her wedding day. She appeared as a guest on Katie Couric's national daytime talk show to share her inspiring story. Watch the video.
Parents: What Autism Looks Like
A first-of-its-kind video tutorial from Kennedy Krieger's Center for Autism helps to illustrate the early signs of autism by showing both typically-developing children and children with autism in similar situations. The national Parents magazine pointed its readers to this valuable online resource. Watch the video.
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