SMA is a genetic, progressive, and sometimes fatal neuromuscular disease 1

While new cases are rare, many people live with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
The effects of SMA are widespread

Regardless of severity, all individuals with SMA face potential loss of function

SMA has typically been categorized into 4 primary phenotypes 5

There are a number of scales used to monitor changes in motor function for individuals with this disease. Go to SMA Resources to learn more

Kasey shares her perspective on what it’s like to live with SMA Type 2

Genentech is committed to partnering with people like Kasey and Noah, their caregivers, and healthcare professionals to support the needs of the community

How might emerging science about survival motor neuron protein affect our thinking about SMA?