Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Study Recommends Lower Radiation Dose for Spinraza Scans

Preforming an imaging scan that uses less radiation can be used to plan the administration of Spinraza (nusinersen) in people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), without sacrificing confidence in treatment planning, a study shows. The study, “Radiation dose reduction for CT-guided intrathecal nusinersen administration in adult…

Cytokinetics and Cure SMA Renew Partnership

The biopharmaceutical company Cytokinetics and the nonprofit organization Cure SMA have announced a renewal of their partnership. The partnership aims to increase education and awareness for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), as well as to promote public policy and fundraising efforts that support people who are living with…