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Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces Latest Developments on Three SMA Drug Discovery Programs
Date:6/18/2009

esearch. Families of SMA funds and directs the leading SMA research programs. Families of SMA has created hope for our community that did not exist in 1984. Our support comes from generous individual donations and numerous fundraising events held by volunteer families and our chapters.

Our successful results and progress from basic research to drug discovery programs to clinical trials provides real hope for families and patients:

-Families of SMA has funded 5 multi-center clinical trials for existing drugs that have potential for SMA.

-FSMA has directed and funded the leading new drug development program for a therapy specially designed to treat SMA.

-Families of SMA is building a pipeline of drug discovery programs based on our investments in basic research.

-FSMA has invested significant resources into alternative approaches that show promise to cure SMA.

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