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A qualitative study of perceptions of meaningful change in spinal muscular atrophy

  • Sarah McGraw1,
  • Ying Qian2,
  • Jeff Henne1,
  • Jill Jarecki3Email author,
  • Kenneth Hobby3 and
  • Wei-Shi Yeh4
BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:68

Received: 14 January 2017

Accepted: 1 April 2017

Published: 4 April 2017

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Original Submission
14 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ulrike Schara
9 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Basil T. Darras
22 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sarah McGraw
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
4 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12883-017-0853-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Henne Group, San Francisco, USA
SMA Foundation, New York, USA
Cure SMA, Elk Grove Village, USA
Biogen, Cambridge, USA