June 12, 2018
The 2018 Annual SMA Conference, now in its 30th year, is set to kick off on June 14 and continue into a weekend full of programs and events that bring families, researchers and healthcare professionals together.
This year’s conference will be the largest in the Midwest to date....
June 12, 2018
Thank you to the following sponsors who are generously supporting the 2018 Annual SMA Conference. This one-of-a-kind event would not be possible without your support!
For more information about the below companies, please visit our conference sponsor...
June 11, 2018
Thank you to the following exhibitors who are generously supporting the 2018 Annual SMA Conference. This incredible and unique event would not be possible without your support!
For more information on any of the below companies, please visit our
June 7, 2018
As the summer season nears, many families will make plans to travel across the country to exciting destinations or to spend time with those they love. This is no different for those affected by SMA.
Although travel can present challenges, regardless of distance or method chosen, below...
June 1, 2018
Scholar Rock, a biotechnology company based in Boston, recently announced that it has completed dosing of the first cohort and is continuing...
May 31, 2018
The Ohio Newborn Screening Advisory Committee recommended that SMA be added to their state’s newborn screening panel. The recommendation now goes to the Ohio Department of Health for a rulemaking process. Once these rules are developed and approved, SMA will be officially added to the...
May 30, 2018
Roche today provided the following community statement on olesoxime.
Dear members of the SMA Community,
We would like to provide you with an update about olesoxime, an investigational molecule in SMA.
Since we bought olesoxime from Trophos in 2015, we have had many...
May 29, 2018
Cure SMA has released the full schedule of workshops, panels and speakers for the 2018 Annual SMA Conference, to be held at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX from June 14-17.
A detailed timeline with locations are included in the updated schedule, as well as several new workshops...
May 24, 2018
Cure SMA has awarded a $150,000 research grant to Kathryn Swoboda, MD, at the Massachusetts General Hospital, for her project, "Clinical and pathologic correlations in patients with early infantile-onset SMA.”
SMA is caused by mutations in the SMN1 gene resulting in low levels of...
May 24, 2018
The 2018 Annual SMA Conference Booklet is now posted.
The 112-page booklet includes information on workshops, special events and details of the 30th Anniversary SMA Conference, including: