SMA Treatment: Story of a 6-Year-Old

Progress reports on six treatment options for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), all currently in clinical trials, were recently spotlighted at the 2016 Annual SMA Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

In this Nationwide Children’s Hospital video meet the Kingsley family and 6-year-old Brett who was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1 when he was just a baby.

“Today as a feisty first-grader, Brett is one sweet determined little boy who makes the most out of each day. As we’ve gotten to know Brett over the years, we’ve also come to love his whole family. ”

Read more about spinal muscular atrophy here.

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