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FranceJun 16, 2022

Newborn screening pilot studies for SMA starting in France

The AFM-Téléthon, the University Hospitals of Strasbourg, and the Center Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux are launching a pilot project called DEPISMA for neonatal genetic screening for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in the Grand-Est and in Nouvelle-Aquitaine regions of France, in collaboration with the regional health agencies. The first babies to be screened for SMA will be in September 2022.

EuropeMay 13, 2022

SMA Europe joins Screen4Rare

We are proud to announce that SMA Europe has officially joined the Screen4Rare platform as a Partner!

SerbiaLatviaApr 27, 2022

Newborn screening developments in Serbia and Latvia 2022

The European Alliance for SMA Newborn Screening is proud to share some developments in Serbia and Latvia for SMA newborn screening.

A call to introduce newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in Scotland

Read the new publication from a group of Scottish experts on the need for SMA newborn screening.