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Welcome to the website of

Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Canada Society

FSMAC is the national charity dedicated to supporting Canadians affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy and supporting research in our quest to find a cure or treatment for SMA.

If you or a family member are newly diagnosed, please click New Diagnosis for directions on how to access help.

August is SMA Awareness Month

Support, Research, Hope –
It is what we are here for.

Questions? Please email Susi Vander Wyk at Head Office

SMA - a story of HOPE. Please click to play.

Families of SMA Canada has awarded a $140,000 research grant to Rashmi Kothary, MD, at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute for his project, " Muscle satellite cell biology and muscle regeneration in Smn-depleted mice." (Feb 2016)

Canadian Clinical Trial now recruiting

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for current events, research news and more


FSMA Canada is proud to celebrate over 10 years of partnership with Cure SMA
(formerly Families of SMA - USA)

Cure S M A