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- A positive modifier of spinal muscular atrophy in the SMN2 gene.Prior TW, Krainer AR, Hua Y, Swoboda KJ, Snyder PC, Bridgeman SJ, Burghes AH, Kissel JT. Am J Hum Genet. 2009 Sep;85(3):408-13. Epub 2009 Aug 27.
- Intron 7 conserved sequence elements regulate the splicing of the SMN genes. Gladman JT, Chandler DS.Hum Genet. 2009 Aug 23.
- Zebrafish survival motor neuron mutants exhibit presynaptic neuromuscular junction defects.Boon KL, Xiao S, McWhorter ML, Donn T, Wolf-Saxon E, Bohnsack MT, Moens CB, Beattie CE. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Oct 1;18(19):3615-25. Epub 2009 Jul 10.
- Spinal muscular atrophy: why do low levels of survival motor neuron protein make motor neurons sick? Burghes AH, Beattie CE. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2009 Aug;10(8):597-609.
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- The OSU to enroll SMA patients in a Natural History Study as part of Project Cure SMA
- 2002 OSU Research Update
- EIAV Viral Vectors in Gene Therapy of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
A cure is within reach, thanks to the many breakthroughs from these and many other researchers around the world. MFM and F believes the best hope to finding a cure for children and adults suffering from SMA, lies in the commitment of funds toward this research.