Spinal Muscular Atrophy | CHOP Research Institute

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a neuromuscular disease characterized by the degeneration of spinal cord motor neurons, resulting in progressive muscle weakness, paralysis, and atrophy.

Published on
Sep 15, 2023
CHOP scientists share their expertise in circadian research and SMA treatments. This and more this week’s news.

Dr. Baldwin is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of traumatic, neuromuscular, and spinal conditions in children.

baldwink [at] chop.edu

In advancing intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) research for more than 29 years, the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) wholeheartedly embraces today’s novel concepts and technologies to discover the causes of IDD and uses this knowledge to improve outcomes for affected people.

Published on
May 12, 2019
We’re celebrating our research hero, Jaxson, and his super mom, Megan, this Mother’s Day. Thank you for making time for science.