Mary Chapman, features writer —

Mary graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism. She began her career at United Press International, then spent a decade reporting for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (now Bloomberg Industry Group). Mary has written extensively for The New York Times, and her work has appeared in publications such as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and the Chicago Tribune. She’s won a Society of Professional Journalists award for outstanding reporting.

Articles by Mary Chapman

New Cure SMA Webinar Series to Focus on Health, Wellness

Cure SMA has developed a new three-part webinar series that delves into health and wellness topics pertinent to the spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) community. The three monthly installments of the Wellness Webinar Series will teach participants about a variety of strategies and tools that can be used…

Cure SMA Offering Free Masks, Other COVID-19 Equipment to Patients

Cure SMA is offering free personal protective equipment (PPE) packages to support spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients in the U.S. during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Through the temporary program, called COVID-19 PPE Package, SMA households can receive shipped supplies of antibacterial wipes, antibacterial hand sanitizer gel,…

PAN Foundation Offers Financial Help for SMA Treatment

People living with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) who need financial help to pay for treatment may now apply for aid through a new patient assistance program offered by the PAN Foundation. The foundation’s new program will provide up to $6,500 annually to each eligible patient. The money…