Mar 31, 2016
Cure SMA has awarded a $140,000 research grant to Christine Beattie, PhD, at the Ohio State University, for her project, "Identification of SMN:HuD bound RNAs critical for motor neuron development." Because of a genetic mutation in the SMN1 gene,...
Feb 19, 2016
Cure SMA has awarded a $140,000 research grant to Rashmi Kothary, MD, at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute for his project, "Muscle satellite cell biology and muscle regeneration in Smn-depleted mice." Because of a genetic mutation, individuals with.
Feb 11, 2016
Cure SMA has awarded a $140,000 research grant to Megerditch Kiledjian, PhD, at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, for his project, "Novel Strategies to Increase SMN2 RNA.” Because of a genetic mutation in the SMN1 gene, individuals with SMA...
Dec 08, 2015
Cure SMA and Cytokinetics Inc. (Nasdaq: CYTK), a leading muscle biology company, today announced an expanded partnership to increase education, awareness and fundraising for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
Jun 04, 2015
Cure SMA has announced a new partnership with the District Policy Group, a boutique lobbying, public policy, and advocacy practice, to advocate for several key policy areas on behalf of the SMA community.
May 12, 2015
The SMA drug pipeline has grown dramatically in just over a decade. Of the 17 programs in the pipeline, seven of these are in clinical trials, and two of those are in Phase 3 clinical trials.
May 11, 2015
Cure SMA, the leading organization dedicated to the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), recently provided an additional $445,000 grant toward a gene therapy for SMA at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Mar 25, 2015
Cure SMA has awarded a $140,000 research grant to Chad Heatwole, MD, at the University of Rochester for his project, "Development of a Clinically Relevant Outcome Measure for SMA Therapeutic Trials." This grant is supported by funding from The Spinal...
Mar 02, 2015
Cure SMA recently announced a new $315,000 drug discovery grant to the California Institute of Biomedical Research (CALIBR).
Feb 18, 2015
Cure SMA has awarded an $80,000 research grant to Linda Lowes, PT, PhD, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for her project, “Development of An Innovative Outcome Measure to Define Disease Progression in SMA Type I for Use in the Home or Clinic.” As...