Approximately one in 10,000 newborns is affected by spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a condition that results in muscle wasting and severely impaired mobility.
In this fightsmavideo video, listen to researchers and parents at the 2016 FightSMA Annual Research Conference talk about how families deal with spinal muscular atrophy.
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