At the end of June, SMA researchers and clinicians from around the world met in Orlando, Florida, for the 2023 Annual SMA Research & Clinical Care Meeting.
The annual meeting provides an opportunity for SMA scientists and clinicians to share their most recent discoveries and learnings, and is an incubator for collaborations, including cross-disciplinary knowledge sharing, that facilitates open discussions. Their common goals are to accelerate the pace of research into SMA treatments and achieve excellence in SMA clinical care.
Check out the Basic Research Session summaries below of this year’s podium presentations! Featured are some of the most important and exciting new advances in SMA Basic Research.
Be sure to continually check our Latest News for upcoming summaries of the 2023 Clinical Research and Special Sessions.
What is the difference between basic research and clinical care research?
Basic research focuses on understanding the biology and causes of SMA to identify the most effective strategies for finding new SMA drugs.
Clinical care research focuses on determining the best ways to diagnose and treat people with SMA so that they can have the highest possible quality of life.