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 NBS allows for treatment to be started on time, preventing motor neuron death and a life with severe disability or even death.
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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. Enter your email address here I consent to receive email updates when a new blog is […]
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 […]
The European Alliance for Newborn Screening in Spinal Muscular Atrophy demands that by 2025, newborn screening programmes in all European countries include a test for spinal muscular atrophy for all newborn children.