Tristram was around 18 months old when his parents noticed that he was not meeting his physical milestones. He became progressively weaker and began using a wheelchair at the age of three. It was not until he was seven years old when he was diagnosed with SMA type 2 by his neurologist. Now, as an adult, Tristram travels the world representing Australia as an elite Powerchair Football athlete and enjoys what he describes as a “very normal life”.
Pioneers in Neuroscience
8 December 2022
From 1 January 2023 SPINRAZA® (nusinersen) will be funded by Pharmac for the treatment of paediatric patients (18 years and younger) with infantile-onset or childhood-onset of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) with onset of symptoms prior to three years of age and infants with pre-symptomatic SMA (3 copies SMN2 or less).1,3
After 20 years in Australia and 15 in New Zealand, Biogen remains steadfast in its commitment to work fearlessly to change lives. Biogen Australia and New Zealand is proud to have highly motivated and engaged people with a strong commitment to patients. A strong culture of inclusion and diversity empowers Biogen’s people to make a positive impact on the communities they serve.
Stephen was 22 years old when he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a life-long autoimmune disease that damages the central nervous system (CNS). Over time, damage to the CNS can cause physical disability and impair neurological functions like motor skills, thinking and vision.
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June 15, 2020
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