Publications on SMA Newborn Screening

While writing the Whitepaper, Spinal muscular atrophy: Screen at birth, save lives, we collected a list of publications on the topic of newborn screening and in some cases, specifically about newborn screening in spinal muscular atrophy. The list below has been extracted from the Whitepaper and will be updated as the Whitepaper is also updated […]

It’s time for Europe to bridge the gap in newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy

• The European Alliance for Newborn Screening in Spinal Muscular Atrophy calls upon the government of Europe to include a test for spinal muscular atrophy in national newborn screening programmes.• Worldwide newborn screening projects and programmes for SMA clearly demonstrate that early detection and treatment of SMA prevents an early death or a life with […]

Newborn screening opens a new horizon for children born with SMA

SMA NBS Alliance Whitepaper Launch and Roundtable

On Friday 26 March 2021 the Alliance officially launched the Whitepaper to the public with members from the SMA NBS Alliance, SMA Europe member organisations, policymakers, and other stakeholders. The European Alliance for Newborn Screening in Spinal Muscular Atrophy (led by SMA Europe) demands that by no later than 2025, newborn screening programmes in all […]