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 New York state

Cure SMA Map where newborn screening is available


The implementation of newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy: the Australian experience

SMA Australia Information on Genetic Carrier Screening


Presymptomatic Diagnosis of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Through Newborn Screening


A Novel System for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Screening in Newborns: Japanese Pilot Study

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