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.
The European Alliance for SMA Newborn Screening is proud to welcome its newest partner organization the Biomedical Research Institute of Malaga (IBIMA). IBIMA is a cutting-edge centre of excellence in biomedicine and an accredited research institute in Malaga, Spain. IBIMA includes a multidisciplinary research space in which scientists from the university and health field work […]
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.