Tag: SMA

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September is SMA Awareness Month! CureSMA Gives Tips On Raising Awareness
Each September is SMA Awareness Month, a time when families in the Cure SMA community undertake special efforts to amplify their year-round… Continue Reading
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Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Data on Phase 2 Study in Infants with Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) today provided an update on its ongoing open-label Phase 2 clinical study of ISIS-SMNRx in infants… Continue Reading
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The Smith Family Raises Awareness for “Parents of Medically Challenged Kids”
My name is Chad Smith, also known as “Chad the Dad”. My wife, Becky, and I are the proud parents of two wonderful children, Aleah who is… Continue Reading
August is Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the leading genetic cause of death in babies under the age of two.  It affects families of all ethnic… Continue Reading
Carrier Screening in the Era of Genomic Medicine
“It’s not so bad to find out that you are a carrier…[but] finding out that you are a carrier of SMA [spinal muscular atrophy] from… Continue Reading
The Global Genes Project Aims to Battle Rare Disease Through the 'Vote4Hope' Campaign and Pepsi Refresh Competition
The Global Genes Project Aims to Battle Rare Disease Through The ‘Vote4Hope’ Campaign and Pepsi Refresh Competition Over 15 Million… Continue Reading
Pepsi Refresh Ideas that Help Kids
We are crowdsourcing ideas from the Pepsi Refresh ideas campaign. If you know of a pending idea that benefits kids with rare disease, please… Continue Reading