Initiative – Forschung und Therapie fuer SMA Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Muskelkranke (DGM)
The German Association for Neuromuscular Diseases (DGM eV) is Germany’s largest and oldest self-help organization in the field of muscle diseases. It is particularly interested in research and development of effective therapies.
Because of the relatively small number of spinal muscular atrophy of the affected international cooperation is required. The initiative has already recognized this in common with the American self-help organization ‘Families of SMA, ‘ SMA groups in France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain, to accelerate the development of a treatment for these so-serious illness.