UMDF Connect

Meet Cole Salerno

Cole Salerno was just a few days old when his mom, Victoria, felt something was wrong. He wasn’t eating well, he was suffering from GI issues, and he was in pain. It seemed that all he could do was sleep.

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Meet Chaz Davis: Living With LHON

“It was that sense of accomplishment that has carried me to where I am today.” Charles ‘Chaz’ Davis remembers March 3, 2013 vividly.  The University of Hartford freshman was sitting in an English class and noticed that he was having difficulty seeing out of the center...

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Meet Joe McCormick, Jr.

In honor of National Blindness Awareness Month, we feature LHON patient Joe McCormick. Joe was looking toward a bright future. While in high school, he remembers that life revolved around hanging out with friends and playing sports.

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