Ottawa neurologist Dr. Jodi Warman Chardon recalls seeing patients with neuromuscular diseases — including muscular dystrophy, ALS and others — getting on the train to Montreal to take part in clinical trials not available in Ottawa. Some had to travel much farther. The image has stayed with her. “So many people are desperate to participate […]
How far would you go for someone you love?
That’s the question that led to the birth of Jesse’s Journey when one family dared to dream about what’s possible after learning the crushing news that Duchenne muscular dystrophy had become a part of their daily lives.
When John and Sherene Davidson learned that their middle son Jesse was diagnosed with Duchenne they charted a life changing course for themselves-setting out to raise research funds to find the elusive cure.