Today was a Good Day

A Big Win For Maxwell This week marked a major milestone in our fight against SLC6A1. Our dedicated team of scientists produced the gene therapy treatment and are actively treating mice. If all goes as hoped, the mice will show improvement and this data will go before the Federal Drug Read more…

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amber Freed, SLC6A1 Connect Phone: 303-907-8038 Email: afreed@slc6a1connect.org SLC6A1 Connect Founder and CEO Receives RARE Champion of Hope Award Nomination The Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope Awards honor and recognize true champions for rare disease. DENVER, CO, May 2018 – SLC6A1 Connect is proud to announce that our founder Read more…

The HuffPost

  The Huffington Post recently devoted time with my family to fully understand our daily struggles as we battle a rare disease to save Maxwell.  The journalist and photographer deeply cared about Maxwell and felt our sense of urgency as we frantically race to develop a gene replacement therapy for Read more…

Mother’s Day

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” -Rudyard Kipling   When I woke up this morning, I couldn’t help reflecting on the past few years.  Mark and I wanted children so badly that we suffered through 2 years of IVF, but nothing could have prepared me for Read more…