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CPD

Spinal Muscular Atrophy in the Adult: Practical Case Management in an Evolving Therapeutic Landscape

  • Authors: Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH, FAAN; Tim Hagenacker, MD; Eugenio Mercuri, MD, PhD
  • CPD Released: 8/5/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 8/5/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 1.00 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for an international audience of non-US neurologists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to evaluate and manage adult patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Natural history of SMA in adult patients
    • Mechanisms of action of currently approved therapies for SMA
    • Clinical evidence for current disease-modifying treatments for SMA in adult patients
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Appropriate evaluation of treatment outcomes in adult patients with SMA
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Select the right treatment and regimen for the individual patient with SMA


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Faculty

  • Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH, FAAN

    Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
    Columbia University Medical Center
    New York, New York, United States

    Disclosures

    Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH, FAAN, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Genentech; Novartis; PTC Therapeutics; Roche
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Biogen Colombia; Genentech; Roche
    Research funding from: Avexis/Novartis; Biogen; Roche

  • Tim Hagenacker, MD

    Professor of Rare Neurological Diseases
    Department of Neurology
    University Hospital Essen
    Essen, Germany

    Disclosures

    Tim Hagenacker, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Eugenio Mercuri, MD, PhD

    Professor of Pediatric Neurology
    Catholic University
    Rome, Italy

    Disclosures

    Eugenio Mercuri, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Biogen; Italfarmaco; Novartis; Pfizer; PTC Therapeutics; Roche; Sarepta; Scholar Rock
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Biogen; Novartis; PTC Therapeutics; Roche; Sarepta
    Research funding from: Biogen

Editor

  • Katherine Carpenter, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Katherine Carpenter, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationship
    Advisor or consultant for: Eisai (former); GW Pharmaceuticals (former)

Compliance Reviewer

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 1.0 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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CPD

Spinal Muscular Atrophy in the Adult: Practical Case Management in an Evolving Therapeutic Landscape

Authors: Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH, FAAN; Tim Hagenacker, MD; Eugenio Mercuri, MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 8/5/2022

Valid for credit through: 8/5/2023

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