CHOC is the largest Brineura infusion center in the US to treat Batten disease, a rare neurological condition.
Dr. Raymond Wang
His mother’s keen eye and a pediatrician’s intuition ultimately led to an unexpected diagnosis of MPS Type II.
Isabella is in the early stages of a clinical trial for a drug intended to treat a rare pediatric disease called Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIA.
CHOC is grateful to recently have received three generous gifts that will help care for more than 185,000 babies, kids and teens each year.
Batten disease typically begins with language delays and seizures before age 3, and rapidly progresses to dementia, blindness, loss of the ability to walk and talk, and death in childhood.
In celebration of Thanksgiving, members of the CHOC Children’s family express what they’re most grateful for this year. Mary Green Registered nurse in the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s “I could list 100 reasons why I am thankful for CHOC. I’m thankful to work at a place with such visible growth: in the number […]