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27 Dec, 2016, 19:14 ET Cure SMA and SMA Community Celebrate FDA Approval of Spinraza for SMA

On Friday, December 23, the FDA announced that it has approved SpinrazaTM (nusinersen) to treat spinal muscular atrophy, making it the first-ever...


17 Nov, 2014, 12:04 ET Cure SMA Presents Isis Pharmaceuticals with SMA Breakthrough Award

On November 15, Isis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ISIS) was presented with the 2014 SMA Breakthrough Award as part of the Cure SMA Gala of Hope in Seal...


05 Nov, 2014, 16:04 ET CSF-Delivered Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A manuscript from the laboratory of Dr. Brian Kaspar of Nationwide Children's Hospital was recently published in the journal Molecular Therapy. The...


02 Sep, 2014, 13:00 ET Families of SMA Becomes Cure SMA

Families of SMA, founded in 1984 by a small group of families affected by spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), has announced that the organization will...