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May 9, 2017

Cure SMA Awards $75,000 Grant to Chris Lorson, PhD, University of Missouri

Cure SMA Awards $75,000 Grant to Chris Lorson, PhD, University of Missouri

Cure SMA has awarded a $75,000 research grant to Chris Lorson, PhD, at the University of Missouri, for his project, "Examining the role of astrocytes and the influence upon lower motor neuron susceptibility in SMA.”

SMA is caused by a mutations in the SMN1 gene. This gene is...

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Topics: Research, Front Page News

May 5, 2017

Cure SMA Announces Increase in Basic Research Funding, Now Exceeding $1 Million in Grants

We are excited to announce that two additional grants have been added to this round of basic research funding, which brings the total to $1.03 million in grants for this year.

We sincerely thank our incredible community and its growing support, which made this extra investment possible. Whether families raising funds and awareness,...

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Topics: Research, Front Page News

May 5, 2017

Update on the Passage of the AHCA

Update on the Passage of the AHCA

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The House passed legislation included an amendment that increases funding to mitigate a potential rise in health care premiums for those with pre-existing conditions; however, concerns remain about the impact...

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Topics: Advocacy, Front Page News

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