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He has been arrested – and jailed – in the US for repeated direct action against judges and medics he perceives as being pro-abortion'Rather, it confirms that while NBT may well assist others in the future, it cannot and could not have assisted Charlie.'Dr Hirano, a Harvard-educated neuroscientist, told the High Court that new drugs had a 'small but significant' chance of helping Charlie's rare condition and it was 'worth trying'.
Great Ormond Street has been praised by judges for its care of Charlie, but has faced condemnation by some pro-life campaigners.
Hospital chiefs said in a statement that they are not in a position to know what might have happened six months ago and cannot know if Charlie would have responded to the experimental therapy.
Hospital director Mariella Enoc (pictured) told reporters that they carried out a clinical evaluation and offered medical assistance free of charge.
The American neurologist criticised by Great Ormond Street has today admitted a body scan done when he flew to London extinguished all hope for Charlie Gard.
Michio Hirano also denied claims he has cash invested in the drug he offered to Charlie.
Speaking for the first time he said: 'As I disclosed in court on July 13, I have relinquished and have no financial interest in the treatment being developed for Charlie's condition'.
Dr Hirano, a Harvard-educated neuroscientist, told the High Court along with Charlie's parents Connie Yates (left) and Chris Gard (right, holding his son) that new drugs had a 'small but significant' chance of helping Charlie's rare condition and it was 'worth trying' Radical American pastor Patrick Mahoney (centre, outside the Royal Courts of Justice) loudly called on God to change the judge's mind.It has emerged that hospital staff have received death threats and abuse and that police were called after 'unacceptable behaviour' was recorded in the hospital.Great Ormond Street has been praised by judges for its care of Charlie (pictured), but has faced condemnation by some pro-life campaigners.Great Ormond Street believe he should go to a hospice - or stay with them - because his ventilator won't fit through the front door and doctors fear he could suffer pain or a 'distressing or disordered death'Before his defence Great Ormond Street's lawyer, Katie Gollop QC, said there were no grounds for such optimism and she questioned why Charlie's parents were led to believe Dr Hirano's nucleoside bypass therapy could help.
In a statement to the High Court, she said: 'When the hospital was informed that the professor had new laboratory findings causing him to believe NBT would be more beneficial to Charlie than he had previously opined, GOSH's hope for Charlie and his parents was that that optimism would be confirmed.'It was, therefore, with increasing surprise and disappointment that the hospital listened to the professor's fresh evidence to the court.'On 13 July he stated that not only had he not visited the hospital to examine Charlie but in addition, he had not read Charlie's contemporaneous medical records or viewed Charlie's brain imaging or read all of the second opinions about Charlie's condition – obtained from experts all of whom had taken the opportunity to examine him and consider his records – or even read the judge's decision made on April 11.'Further, GOSH was concerned to hear the professor state, for the first time, while in the witness box, that he retains a financial interest in some of the NBT compounds he proposed prescribing for Charlie.He then fell out with Charlie's parents over the media strategy.