Episode 01: Being The First

Podcast
The Vital Science podcast episode 01 is an image of Julia Vitarello kissing her daughter Mila on the cheeck, as both smile.

About this Episode

Mila is a young girl fighting Batten Disease, a rare, fatal disease with no cure. Her Mom, Julia Vitarello sits down with Gina to tell the story of Mila’s diagnosis and her incredible journey since; from diagnosis to Mila’s experimental genetic treatment, created just for her.

Watch the documentary and learn more about Mila’s story at www.criver.com/everystep.

 

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Acknowledgments

Hosted by: Gina Mullane and Chris Garcia
Produced by: Meaghan Root and Ryan Stevenson
Sound and Music by: Ryan Stevenson

Special thanks to: Julia Vitarello, Dr. Timothy Yu, and Boston Children’s Hospital.