Marylee’s son, father, and two cousins have BCM. Like most affected families, the correct diagnosis wasn’t made until 2017 when her son was diagnosed by genetic testing.
She is an alumnus of UNC-Chapel Hill and Jefferson Medical College and completed residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Marylee is a double board certified internist and pediatrician and owns a direct primary care practice in New York City, where she lives with her husband and son.
Marylee goal is to raise awareness and find more funds to achieve gene therapy for BCM.