Charlie Gard To Be Examined By U.S. Expert

Jul 17, 2017

Professor Michio Hirano, head of Division of Neuromuscular Disorders at Columbia University Medical Center will examine Charlie Gard on July 17th and 18th. The professor has treated children with similar conditions to Charlie Gard and has seen improved brain function. The parents want to bring Charlie Gard to the United States for the experimental treatment. However, the hospital has insisted that Charlie Gard remain in Britain. The hospital requested the latest hearing in light of a possible treatment, but still wants to turn off Charlie Gard’s life support system so that he will die.