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Reaching Out to the SMA Community

Lorson and his team often work closely with children diagnosed with SMA and their families. He says this interaction allows his team the opportunity to really “own the project” and “understand how you can directly impact the science and somebody’s life.” He describes a recent trip to Roland Park, Kansas, where the lab team participated in such activities as wheelchair races with the children.

Race for a Cure

Christian Lorson
Associate Professor, Veterinary Medicine
UM Columbia

By Tanya Sneddon