Global initiatives: Newborn screening for SMA

Newborn screening for SMA is not just being implemented in pilot studies and for consideration by national screening committees in Europe. Here is a selection of publications and advocacy efforts from our colleagues around the globe. For European activities, see the Map. United States Pilot study of population-based newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy in […]

Newborn screening in Belgium

The Belgian pilot programme for newborn screening in SMA is called Sun May Arise on SMA. You can follow them on Facebook here. Sun May Arise on SMA offers a 3-year neonatal screening programme in Wallonia, Belgium, and is currently in its final year. The Belgian pilot was launched by Prof. Laurent Servais and is […]