Author Archives: Charles Moore

Cure SMA Grants More Than $2 Million in New Research Funding

Cure SMA granted just over $2 million in new research funding in 2015-16. The non-profit organization dedicated to advocacy and treatment research funding for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), reports that the SMA drug development spectrum has expanded dramatically over the past decade, with six of the…

FightSMA Updates SMA Clinical Trials Status May 2016

FightSMA, an Richmond, Virginia, based all-volunteer, parent-led nonprofit, has released an update on the status of clinical trials it is currently supporting. Founded in 1991 by Joe and Martha Slay after their son Andrew was diagnosed with SMA (spinal muscular atrophy), with a mission to…

Cure SMA and Cytokinetics Collaborate to Improve Disease Awareness, Treatment

Cure SMA of Elk Grove Village, Illinois, and biopharmaceutical company Cytokinetics Inc. of San Francisco, California, announced an expanded partnership to increase public awareness, education, and fund-raising efforts for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). As a Cure SMA National Gold Partner, Cytokinetics will lend support to key national and local initiatives…