Polymers

Salbutamol promotes SMN2 expression

This is a summary of a paper that shows that Salbutamol promotes SMN2 expression in vivo [1]. Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) have no functioning copy of the gene SMN1. The SMN2 gene can theoretically function in its place, but a change in this...
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Health Science

Rosie’s first WordPress attempt

This should be a post about Spinal Muscular Atrophy, in which I learn to use WordPress tools, plugins, widgets or whatever (???). Here’s the blurb for the workshop I’m in: This workshop will tie together a number of concepts raised...
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Health Tech

iPS and SMA

Intro/background: This is a post written as part of the Science Online London blogging workshop, which I am using to show how to embed media into a WordPress blog post and how to collaborate. The theme of the conference workshops...
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Health Science

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Resources

The following resources are a good start to learn more about SMA. The can also be found in the Wiki here.   Start SMA Foundation Families of SMA Wikipedia Gene Reviews Medline Plus Journal Articles Mendeley Group PLoS Articles A recent...
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Health Science

Meet this year’s organisers: An interview with Martin Fenner

So that you can get to know the organisers behind this year’s conference, we’ll be hosting an interview with each of them on this blog. This week we start with Martin Fenner, who has been involved with Science Online London...
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