There can’t be many people in the SMA community who haven’t heard the great news about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of the spinal muscular atrophy drug Spinraza (nusinersen). The drug can be used to treat SMA in babies, children, and adults.
In this webinar from Cure SMA, Kenneth Hobby (the president of Cure SMA) and Valerie Cwik from the Muscular Dystrophy Association, along with representatives from Biogen explain the process of the FDA approving Spinraza. They also talk about the prescription information for the drug, the administration process for starting the treatment, and the cost of treatment.
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