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Looking Forward

With a good deal of fundamental research already accomplished, Lorson hopes that his team can start to establish clinical trials to test the therapeutic programs they have developed. As he explains, “the next step is to launch it into animal models and prove efficacy, showing that you can turn around the SMA phenotype [gene expression].”

Race for a Cure

Christian Lorson
Associate Professor, Veterinary Medicine
UM Columbia

By Tanya Sneddon