Rare Disease Report

Menkes Disease - The Documentary

OCTOBER 15, 2015
James Radke, PhD



Daniel DeFabio is a filmmaker and the father of a boy with Menkes disease (aka kinky hair disease), a disorder that affects copper levels in the body, leading to copper deficiency.

Mr DeFabio describes the short documentary he has developed that is currently being shown at various film festivals and is narrated by Mary McDonnell.

For more information, visit www.themenkesfoundation.org/

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