Jaci Hermstad To Receive First Dose Of Experimental Drug
(New York City, NY)-- Jaci Hermstad of Spencer is expected to receive the first dose of a drug today (Tues.) that doctors hope will stop and possibly reverse the effects of A-L-S.
Hermstad's mother Lori says the F-D-A has agreed to administer the first dose of the drug for Jaci today (Tues.).
The F-D-A approved the use of the first round of this experimental drug that has been designed specifically for Jaci. She is expected to receive a total of three doses of the drug.
The Hermstads are in New York City for the treatment at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, on the campus of Columbia University.
(Courtesy Community First Broadcasting station KAYL in Storm Lake.)