Grandfather’s Goal: Finding a Cure for SMA
In this WXYZ-TV Detroit video shared in May 2015, we catch up with Stephen Clark and his adorable granddaughter Scarlet who was diagnosed with type 2 spinal muscular atrophy when she was 10 months old.
Stephen talks to pediatric neurologist Dr. Harold Finkle about clinical trials that are currently underway and how long it might take before a possible cure is found. In addition, we meet Jace who is a candidate for human trials to test a technique that someday might repair the faulty gene responsible for SMA.
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