|2014 Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month: What You Can Do to Help ...|
August is SMA Awareness month and families and friends around the country are joining together to help increase awareness—not only of SMA, but also of our hope for a treatment and cure. Thanks to the support of our community, there's great reason for ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:28
|Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Continuing Medical Education Conference ...|
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) held its third Continuing Medical Education (CME), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Defining Your Role in National Harbor, MD. This unique one day event was successfully attended by ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:22
|Give 6 Making a Difference|
GTN News - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:11
|Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Releases a New Care Series Booklet for ...|
Families of SMA has released a brand new Care Series booklet all about The Musculoskeletal (MSK) System. The MSK system includes the muscles and bones in the body and the supporting structures like tendons (tissue that connects muscle to bone) and ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:15
|US Senate Committee Encourages NIH to Continue SMA-Related Research ...|
Spinal Muscular Atrophy [SMA] Translational Research — The Committee commends NINDS for its continued support of SMA therapy development projects across a broad range of therapeutic approaches, including its innovative work on validating SMA ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:48
|National Institutes of Health Releases Three Grant Opportunities Related to ...|
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is the federal government's biomedical research agency, has released three related grant opportunities to facilitate the development of beneficial treatments for infants that have been identified through ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:07
|Motorcycles to ride for Spinal Muscular Atrophy|
Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease that affects the nervous system. Affected babies have problems with motor functions including holding their heads up and swallowing. She said researchers are close to having a drug that can be sent to the ...
Princeton Daily Clarion - Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:11
|Families of SMA Releases a Request for Proposals for New Funding of ...|
Families of SMA is pleased to announce that we are accepting grant applications for funding of research projects, under a competitive review by our Scientific Advisory Board. Up to to $700,000 will be committed to new research projects in this round of ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:03
|MU Researcher Develops and Proves Effectiveness of New Drug for Spinal ...|
COLUMBIA, Mo. – According to recent studies, approximately one out of every 40 individuals in the United States is a carrier of the gene responsible for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neurodegenerative disease that causes muscles to weaken over time.
HealthCanal.com - Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:07