National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The National Institutes of Health has launched a biomarkers and natural history study in infants with type 1 spinal muscular atrophy

posted on September 18, 2012 - 10:25am
Update (March 28, 2013): This story was updated with a link to the site for this study.

New imaging techniques illuminate muscle and nerve, speeding research and aiding clinical trials

posted on July 1, 2012 - 3:09pm
QUEST Vol. 19, No. 3
Researchers are very good at understanding what is going on with things they can’t see directly, whether it be the membranes of muscle cells or the motor neurons of the spinal cord. But what is true for the rest of us is equally true for scientists: Seeing something is often the quickest and most direct way to understand it.