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Ionis Pharmaceuticals has received $40 million in milestone earnings from Biogen following Japanese regulatory approval of the price of Spinraza, Biogen’s treatment for spinal muscular atrophy.
So far, Ionis has earned more than ... Read more
The national nonprofit spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) support and advocacy organization Cure SMA has launched a grassroots campaign to have required newborn-screening for SMA in every state. The campaign was ... Read more
Vivonoetics is partnering with Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies to provide advanced respiratory assessment to the Roche FIREFISH Phase 2 clinical trial in infants with type 1 spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA-1). ... Read more
The EU Joint Programme —Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) is calling for proposals for pathway analysis of multinational research projects, focusing on neurodegenerative diseases such as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). According ... Read more
Spotlight Innovation announced that it has acquired an exclusive, worldwide license to commercialize STL-182, an orally administered small molecule under investigation as a potential treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA ... Read more
In a late-breaking session at the 2016 World Muscle Society Congress in Granada, Spain, Biogen and Ionis Pharmaceuticals presented new data from clinical trials for their co-developed drug candidate nusinersen ... Read more
International pharmaceutical company Roche, with its SMA drug development collaboration partners PTC Therapeutics and the SMA Foundation, said a clinical study called Moonfish (NCT02240355) that was investigating a compound and investigational medicine known as ... Read more
Cure SMA-funded researcher Dr. Christian L. Lorson and his colleagues have published a paper in the journal Molecular Therapy describing a promising therapeutic prospect in a mouse model with severe ... Read more
August, proclaimed SMA Awareness Month, is when advocacy and research organizations like CureSMA and the SMA Foundation and supporters seek to raise public consciousness of the genetic disorder spinal muscular ... Read more
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) recently unveiled a prototype of what it believes is the world’s first assistive exoskeleton designed to enhance mobility for children with the degenerative illness spinal ... Read more