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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. UK SMA Research Online Conference – 10th & 11 September 2020

    Save the date for the UK SMA Research Online Conference, which will take place on 10th & 11th September between 1 and 4.30pm GMT. A committee of UK-based PhD students have got together to organise this event with the aim of giving early career researchers (ECRs) an opportunity to present their work. There will be […]

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  2. SMA Europe awards 4 new grants to cutting-edge research projects

    SMA research receives vital funds from SMA Europe. Based on the recommendations received by its Scientific Advisory Board, SMA Europe awarded a total of 544,900 Euros to 4 cutting-edge SMA research projects through its 10th Call for Research Proposals. The Scientific Advisory Board reviewed and scored 19 very high level SMA research proposals. As only […]

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  3. Potential biomarker for SMA identified

    Biogen presented data at the American Academy of Neurology 2019 conference on a potential biomarker for SMA. Biomarkers provide insight on disease progression.  Researchers have found that raised plasma levels of a protein called pNF-H indicate neurological damage and have potential to predict disease activity. The advantage of pNF-H is that it is present in […]

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