Pediatric neurologist, neuromuscular clinician, clinical trials researcher, and member of FightSMA's Scientific Advisory Committee, Dr. Bob Leshner provides an introduction to Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) - a deadly crippler and the number-one inherited genetic cause of infant death. For more information on SMA, please visit http://www.fightsma.org.
J. Robbins is the guitarist and lead singer of Jawbox, which made its first appearance since 1997 during the Jimmy Fallon show. Robbins' was front and center, wearing a Fight SMA t-shirt! His son, Callum, has spinal muscular atrophy, and in the past few years J. has become a great voice in the SMA community
Michael Moloney from the abc show records a quick message supporting Spinal Muscular Atrophy during the recent shoot for the Akers family in Ohio.
Senator Hillary Clinton supports the efforts of Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). She also lends her support to co-sponsor the SMA Treatment Acceleration Act.
An inspiring speech from Senator John Kerry as he recently addressed the Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) 2008 Conference. He commits his full support to the community, and announces his co-sponsorship of the SMA Treatment Acceleration Act.
Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling joins in the battle to find a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Curt met with SMA families and researchers to lend his support for helping the SMA community. www.curesma.org