A Nashville-based scientist with Canadian roots says her CBD formulation helped save her son’s life.
Dr. Annabelle Manalo Morgan, who first moved to the U.S. at age 17 to pursue basketball and later earned her Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology with a focus in Cardio-Oncology at Vanderbilt University, began treating her son, Macario, with CBD oil a few years ago.
Macario was born without incident and his tests were normal, but once Dr. Morgan brought him home, he began experiencing seizures, up to 200 a day, and twitching and foaming at the mouth, according to a 2018 Forbes article.
After returning Macario to the hospital, where doctors ran a battery of tests and tried different drug regimens with little success, they opted to resect 38 per cent of his brain.
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