Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

EMDR May Be Effective for Treating Parents’ PTSD

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can help to ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in parents of children with Sanfilippo syndrome, a case study suggests. The study, “Reducing posttraumatic stress in parents of patients with a rare inherited metabolic disorder using eye movement desensitization…

#AANAM – Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Early Type A Disease

Treatment with ABO-102, an investigational gene therapy being developed by Abeona Therapeutics, normalized development in children with Sanfilippo syndrome type A, according to new data from a clinical trial. The data indicate that the gene therapy is especially effective when given early in life, before the disease has…