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A successful operation in Varsovia

Four year old Irai had a rare disease that only affected around 130 children worldwide –  aromatic amino acids de carboxylase (AADC) deficiency, also known as childhood Parkinson. It is a genetic neurological disorder that affects the brain’s ability to produce neurotransmitters, specifically dopamine and serotonin, the most crucial ones for daily life. The lack…

Marta fights for a cure

Marta is a four-and-a-half-year-old girl with Niemann Pick C. This is a rare neurodegenerative genetic disease that she was diagnosed with in its most severe form: that of childhood early onset. Despite the hardships of her daily life, Marta has decided to embark on a voyage to find a cure, with the hope and support…

Two donors make intervention possible

Yet again, it has been made possible – this time with the help of two donors. They would like to remain anonymous as what they are really interested in is being able to contribute to access to gene therapy for children with a rare neurodegenerative disease. Ted is from Swindon, UK. Like Irai, he suffers…

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Solidarity concert at the Prado National Museum

December 11, 2019 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Museo Nacional del Prado, Calle de Ruiz de Alarcón, 23 Madrid , 28014 Spain + Google Map The Columbus Foundation, in collaboration with the Museo Nacional del Prado, has organized a solidarity concert on the occasion of its second anniversary. An exquisite and extraordinary experience that will take place next Wednesday, December 11, at 8:30 p.m.…