Brain Waves #27: Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Neurogeneticist | Shahratul Azmah Shamsudin, Parent | Yap Sook Yee, Parent
You can share this podcast by copying this HTML to your clipboard and pasting into your blog or web page.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a rare genetic condition that causes progressive muscle weakness. Joining neurogeneticist Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar for her monthly series are two individuals, each with very personal experiences with SMA. Yap Sook Yee has a 9-year-old son with SMA, while Shahratul Azmah Shamsudin (Kak Sha) has an adult daughter with SMA and another daughter who passed away from the same disease. They attended the CureSMA conference in the US recently and share their findings on how to improve SMA care and support in Malaysia.
Produced by: Tina Carmillia
Presented by: Meera Sivasothy
Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.