The medical community has recently seen rapid advancements in the efforts to produce an SMA cure. At our 2011 Annual Conference, Dr. Chris Lorson (University Missouri-Columbia; Science Director at FightSMA) and Dr. Alex MacKenzie (University of Ottawa and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario; Co-Chair of the FightSMA Scientific Advisory Committee) discussed the “breakthrough year” that was 2011, and shared their hopes for the promising and progressive future of SMA research.

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