National SMA Awareness Month 2010

Here’s a quick review of current research in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), in recognition of National SMA Awareness Month 2010

posted on August 6, 2010 - 12:30pm
August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month, and research in this disease has never been more promising. Major themes in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) research include increasing cellular production of the needed SMN protein; inserting new genes for the needed SMN protein; stabilizing shorter SMN protein molecules produced by people with SMA; and strengthening the nerve-muscle...

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