spinal muscular atrophy

Missouri is the First State to Institute Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

CHICAGO, July 11, 2017 (STL.NEWS)  Governor Eric Greitens today signed into law Senate Bill 50, instituting newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The bill will make Missouri the first state in the country to screen all newborns for SMA, the leading genetic cause of death for infants under two years of age. The bill … Continue reading Missouri is the First State to Institute Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy