The chicken or the egg question in a floppy infant syndrome: do motoneurons get sick before sensory neurons?

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?┬áIt is an old riddle that has puzzled countless generations. Yet, scientists are now faced with another similar dilemma in Spinal Muscular Atrophy: which came first, sick motoneurons or sick sensory neurons? Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) affects 1 in every 6,000 newborns worldwide, Read more…

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