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PAN57: Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Dr. Susan Begelman

PAN57: Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Dr. Susan Begelman

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a rare disease that affects the motor nerve cells in the spinal cord. SMA may affect a person’s ability to eat, walk, or even, breathe. SMA is also the number one cause of death in infants. In this episode, Dr. Susan Begelman discusses what causes SMA, newborn screening and hope […]

Duration: 21 min

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