Stem Cell Medical Reports for: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Author or authors of report : Marino Andolina
Date of report : 2012-05-05
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Background and Objectives: SMA1 is a genetic disease causing progressive apoptosis of the second motoneuron, leading to complete paralysis. Given the reported efficacy of mesenchymal cells in treating other neurological
Author or authors of report : Allison D. Ebert, Clive N. Svendsen,
Date of report : 2011-07-21
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Major Points and Findings: Introduction to Stem Cells: Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are a valuable resource for studying human development and diseases. However, their use is limited due to
Author or authors of report : Tejal Aslesh, Toshifumi Yokota
Date of report : 2022-01-26
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Introduction to SMA: Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder and is one of the leading genetic causes of infant mortality. The disease manifests as progressive muscle
Author or authors of report : Meaghan Van Alstyne, Livio Pellizzoni
Date of report : 2017-10-01
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  Purpose of Review SMA is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder that manifests in childhood. It is caused by a deficiency of the survival motor neuron (SMN) protein. This deficiency leads
Author or authors of report : Stephen J. Kolb, M.D, John T. Kissel, M.D.,
Date of report : 2016-11-01
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Authors: Stephen J. Kolb, M.D., Ph.D., and John T. Kissel, M.D. Affiliation: Department of Neurology and Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology, The Ohio State University