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Race for a Cure

A visit with Christian Lorson, Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine

By Tanya Sneddon
Published: - Topics: SMA Spinal Muscular Atrophy pediatric neurodegenerative disease infantile death research

Beyond the Research

Topics: research SMA

In addition to conducting research on SMA, Lorson also works with a non-profit organization called Fight SMA. “It’s a patient advocacy group…designed not only to raise awareness but also raise funds for research,” Lorson says, explaining the difference between federal or state funding and non-profit funding.