‘World first’ as miracle drug saves life of baby with rare disease
"A few days after starting the patient on cPMP, the baby's level of alertness improved significantly and the twitching and startling reactions decreased."
- Alex Veldman, neo-natologist
An Australian baby has become the first person to be cured of the rare and fatal brain-poisoning disorder molybdenum cofactor deficiency.
Baby Z's parents refused to give up and pleaded doctors at Melbourne's Monash Children's facility to search for a cure.