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Breakthrough Prize to CSHL professor for SMA research


00:00:52 | October 17, 2018

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Professor Adrian Krainer recently received the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. Collaborators Krainer and C. Frank Bennett from Ionis Pharmaceuticals won for the development of the first effective therapy for the neurodegenerative disease spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), an illness that has been the leading genetic cause of infant death.

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Breakthrough Prize to CSHL professor for SMA research