Category Archives: hope

To the Doctor that Pissed Me Off

I read this article today titled, To the Nurse Who Made Me Cry and it asks at the end, “Fellow Mighty friends, if you could write a letter to a medical professional, what would you say?” Now, I’ve actually often … Continue reading

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All is Not Quiet on the Trofinetide Front #1 A Chess Game

It’s been very quiet in the public eye in regard to Trofinetide. We all are in a holding pattern as we wait for Phase III to begin, but BEHIND the scenes things are progressing strategically and clearly, like a chess … Continue reading

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Sarizotan Trial #4: Almost There!!

As we head into the new year, I just wanted to give you all an update on the Sarizotan trial- STARS- for daytime apnea (breath-holding). I’m pleased to announce that Newron only needs 8 (or less) more participants to complete … Continue reading

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A Little Trip, A LOT of Hope!

A few weeks ago, Katelin and I were invited to go to Acadia! On a whim, I googled “Acadia” to see what might popup. First up, beautiful Acadia National Park. Definitely would like to go there! Actually, I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Right to Try-Walking the Tightrope

Yesterday, the president, signed the Right to Try Bill into law. But, what does that really mean for the majority of patients suffering from TERMINAL illness? I’ll try to break it down as best as possible from what I know … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #3

And on we go! So far I’ve discussed what Trofinetide is, how it came about and what it does. Great, but what are we talking for a timeline, right? Who holds the strings? Just what the heck are the steps … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #2

So, here we go- Why was Rett syndrome chosen for Trofinetide trials. Contrary to what most people think, Trofinetide was not developed for Rett syndrome. A quick google search reveals that it was first developed for stroke, but the focus … Continue reading

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