Treatment trial could lengthen life of seriously ill Sunderland schoolboy

Jack Watson, four, who has been accepted on a life-changing drugs trial.

Jack Watson, four, who has been accepted on a life-changing drugs trial.

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A SUNDERLAND schoolboy with a rare life-threatening disease has been chosen to trial revolutionary treatment which could give him more precious years with his family.

For the past two years, Jack Watson’s family has been helping to raise funds to pay for a new study which could help prolong the life of the four-year-old who has the fatal Sanfilippo Disease.

Today it’s been announced that the hard work of the Ryhope family, their friends and kind-hearted Wearsiders who’ve donated to the cause to raise more than £18,000, has paid off.

 

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