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Dr Rob Koenekoop

Gene therapy to restore sight coming to the Montreal Children's Hospital and to Quebec.


Dozens of young patients will be among the first in Canada to benefit from this treatment, which improves vision and slows the progressive loss of vision.

Patient stories

I get so emotional thinking about it, but if it weren’t for the doctors, nurses and everyone who took care of us, he may not have made it,” says Robyn Schwartz about her third and youngest son Maxwell who is now 15 months old. At 20 weeks into her pregnancy, Robyn underwent a routine ultrasound that revealed her baby had a cystic malformation of the lung. +