Courts Ordered This Baby Off Life Support, But His Parents Refused

9. A Doctor Is Found


The doctor, a neurologist who specializes in mitochondrial disorders, has treated 18 people with a similar condition to little Charlie’s with an experimental treatment called nucleoside bypass therapy.

It could theoretically repair Charlie’s mitochondrial DNA and help it synthesize again by giving him the naturally occurring compounds his body isn’t able to produce.

Read on to see if this therapy would work for Charlie…