home picIn 2008, cosmetics entrepreneur Victoria Jackson faced every mother’s worst nightmare when her 14-year-old daughter Ali was diagnosed with NMO, a rare autoimmune disease—often misdiagnosed as MS—and was given less than six years to live. Rather than accept those odds, Jackson left mascara for medicine in search of a miracle. That story, as narrated by mother and daughter in Saving Each Other tells not only how a death sentence was turned into treatable illness but also how a “rare approach to a rare disease” holds life-saving promise for us all.

The Guthy Jackson Charitable Foundation’s mission is to fund basic science research to find answers that will lead to prevention, clinical treatments, and an eventual cure for NMO Spectrum Disease.

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