Latest Spinal muscular atrophy Stories

2013-03-18 10:56:41

The following research from Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is being presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), March 16-23, 2013, in San Diego. For additional information, or to arrange an interview, please contact Karin Eskenazi at 212-342-0508 or ket2116@columbia.edu, or Christina Stolfo at 212-305-5587 or chs9135@nyp.org ORAL PRESENTATIONS Deoxypyrimidine Monophosphates Treatment for Thymidine Kinase 2...

2013-01-23 23:03:30

Dr. Rubin's project at Harvard University is the first of three drug discovery awards that will be given by Families of SMA in the next few months. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Families of SMA is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy by funding and advancing a comprehensive research program, including drug discovery programs to make practical new therapies. Dr. Rubin's project at Harvard University is the first of three drug discovery...

2012-10-25 04:02:18

Hal Martin´s Watch & Jewelry Co. helps Sophia´s Cure Foundation find a cure for SMA by donating a portion of proceeds from luxury watch and jewelry sales. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 On Monday October 29th, 6:30pm — 8:30pm, Hal Martin´s Watch & Jewelry store will be hosting a public Trunk Show, along with Tal Barkel of Tal´s Designs, Inc., who designs beautiful one of a kind jewelry. A portion of the evenings proceeds will be donated to...

2012-08-15 11:57:20

Targeted 'negative ASOs' cause missplicing and pathogenesis, providing unique window on disease progression A team led by scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has developed a new way of making animal models for a broad class of human genetic diseases — those with pathology caused by errors in the splicing of RNA messages copied from genes. To date, about 6,000 such RNA "editing" errors have been found in various human illnesses, ranging from neurodegenerative disorders...

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