Updated Jul. 14, 2015 at 8:22 p.m.

Premium Lock Durham company's rare disease treatment gives sufferers hope

Published: 2015-07-14 15:54:00
Updated: 2015-07-14 20:22:53

Rafaella Kopelan, who suffers from rare "butterfly children" disease Rafaella Kopelan, who suffers from a rare disease that may be helped by a treatment developed by Durham's Scioderm

Bret Kopelan's daughter Rafaella, now eight, was born without skin on her feet and had to have emergency care when her skin began to blister. She suffers from a rare disease that had no effective treatments currently because it doesn't affect enough people to make it commercially viable for most drug companies. So Kopelan is hopeful that a Durham company's treatment gets to market quickly and helps his daughter....

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