FightSMA Celebrates 20 Years Fighting Spinal Muscular Atrophy; Gears Up for Annual Conference in DC
PR Newswire | April 28, 2011
FightSMA will be welcoming elite researchers and scientific professionals, as well as families and friends in the SMA community, to the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel May 3-6, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The group, which was founded in 1991, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. To date, FightSMA has raised more than $7 million for SMA research and boasts 19 chapters in the U.S. and Canada.
The centerpiece of the Conference will be the Thriving with SMA: LIVE! panel discussions on Thursday, May 5, a unique, one-of-a-kind series of presentations from influential leaders in the fields of pulmonology, orthopedics, nutrition, neurology and clinical trial. In addition, FightSMA will be offering free and unlimited access to the Thriving with SMA panel via the web broadcasting service, UStream. The panel will be live broadcast from 9:00am EDT to 2:00pm EDT on the FightSMA website (www.fightsma.org). Attendees can register for the webcast, as well as submit questions, for the panelists by visiting the FightSMA website and pointing towards the “Celebrating 20 Years” block.
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