Meet Nico

Meet Nico Nico suffered from multiple seizures as early as on the 8th day of his life. Doctors were able to identify the genetic disorder based on machine learning algorithms. Nico was admitted at Rady Children’s Hospital with severe seizures that were flat-lining the...

Meet Natalia

Meet Natalia Natalia was born with Down syndrome. Her mother shares her story and the message that living with genetic disorders teaches you the power of love that overcomes any complexity and makes you stronger. Natalia’s parents, Blanca and Gustavo, received the...

Meet Nina

Meet Nina Nina was born with Down syndrome. With unconditional love and support by her family, today, Nina is training teachers how to deal with children with disabilities. From the first days Nina was born, the doctors suspected that she was a kid with Down syndrome....

Meet Chloe

Meet Chloe Chloe was diagnosed with MLD when she was just over 2 years old. Despite stem cell transplantation, Chloe passed away after complications of the transplant and acceleration of the genetic mutation. Chloe Sophia Barnes was born July 12, 2008 to Philip and...

The evolution of fetal screening

The evolution of fetal screening ​Once upon a time, everything about your baby was a surprise until the moment of birth. Is it a boy or a girl? Does he (or she!) have all 10 fingers and 10 toes? And, most important: is the baby healthy? Genetic disorders—Down...