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In a Roche collaboration study with the University of Basel Children’s Hospital in Switzerland, researchers examined ways of tracking change in people with Type 3 SMA over a 1-year period using different biomarkers.  They also looked at whether these biomarkers correlated with well established measures of mobility and movement (MFM [motor function measure] and 6MWT [6minute walk test]).