Twenty-Seven Family Members Tested in One Day Thanks to Young Caregiver Inspired by New Treatment

FAP News Today, August 2019 – Growing up with family members living with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, Angel decided to see if she carried the genetic mutation associated with the disease, and she didn’t just stop there. With the help of Dr. Sarni Khella, chief of the Department of Neurology at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center at the University of Pennsylvania, she organized a genetic testing day, through the hATTR Compass Program, with 27 of her family members.