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The purpose of SMA Europe is to provide a framework to stimulate collaboration and accelerate translational research pathways in SMA and promote patient care.

  1. SMA Europe organises first European SMA Research Conference!

    SMA Europe organises the first SMA Research Conference, which will take place in Krakow, Poland, between 25th & 27th January 2018.

    We have an exciting programme and talks by most of the world experts in SMA:

    • Key note: Where have we come, where do we go? Arthur Burghes
    • Session 1: SMN function importance in the context of new era.
      Basic function in splicing – Livio Pellizzoni
      4 selected abstracts
    • Session 2: Neuronal specific function of SMN – Michael Sendtner
      4 selected abstracts
    • Session 3: SMA as systemic disease – Charlotte Sumner
      4 selected abstracts
    • Session 4: Modifiers of phenotype – Brunhilde Wirth
      4 selected abstracts
    • Session 5: Pre-clinical combined therapies – Chris Lorson
      4 selected abstracts
    • Poster session with Presenters
    • Workshops
      • European collaboration – Enrico & Eduardo
      • Big data & registries – Hanns Lochmuller
    • Early poster session
    • Session 6: Emerging phenotypes and standard of care – Laurent Servais
      4 selected abstracts
    • Session 7: The challenges of CTs and beyond – Richard Finkel
      4 selected abstracts
    • Conclusions: Summing – up Francesco Muntoni

    If you would like to find out more about the conference or register to either attend or to present a poster, please go to the conference website or contact Vanessa, SMA Europe Coordinator.

    Krakow skyline