At 12 years old, Dayanara Benitez is a dynamic, cheerful girl with unmatched confidence and a love for dance. And according to her mother, Wendy, the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) has made a major difference in Dayanara’s life. The program has helped foster confidence and taught both Dayanara and her family how to truly thrive.
See what nearly two dozen healthcare, scientific and investment experts say are the key issues and opportunities in gene and cell therapy. The World Medical Innovation Forum and Recon Strategy teams have prepared a paper describing what’s ahead for these potentially game-changing discoveries.
Morgan Stickney, a 24-year-old swimmer from New Hampshire, overcame two below-the-knee amputations to earn a spot on Team USA at the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games. She will compete in the 400-meter and 50-meter freestyle events.