European Alliance for
Newborn Screening in Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Opening a new horizon
for children born with spinal muscular atrophy
SMA: Screen at birth, save lives
Identifying children living with SMA through newborn screening allows for treatment to be started on time, preventing motor neuron death and a life with severe disability or even death.
Learn more about newborn screening for SMA in Europe
Find out more about the status of SMA screening in different countries
Listen to the latest episode of EURORDIS’ new podcast on newborn screening featuring Kirsten Johnson, chair of both the Fragile X Society in the UK and Fragile X International, and Gulcin Gumus, Research and Policy Project Manager at EURORDIS.
Listen to the webinar SMA Europe organised on the new NBS patient advocacy toolkit Download the toolkit
Published 15 December 2022 Overall situation SMA NBS progress and status in 2022 For sources on these updates, please visit and select the country: https://www.sma-screening-alliance.org/map/ As newborn screening for SMA is evolving quickly in 2022, if you have an update or correction, you can share it with the Alliance via the Secretariat at: [email protected] SMA […]