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Symptoms of SMA

SMA diagnoses are divided into three types. Type one is the most devastating of the three, although each type involves an activity loss in an individual's voluntary muscle groups. “As you go through the spectrum, you’ll see a difference in the severity and in the age of the onset of symptoms,” Lorson observes.

Race for a Cure

Christian Lorson
Associate Professor, Veterinary Medicine
UM Columbia

By Tanya Sneddon