Basic facts about Kennedy’s disease

Kennedy’s disease (also known as spinal bulbar muscular atrophy or SBMA) is a rare disorder of the motor neurones, caused by a genetic mutation. The MND Association supports people with or affected by Kennedy’s disease. Select from the following to find out more.

“I have been diagnosed for more than 10 years and find knowledge of Kennedy’s to be very limited…information can be hard to find.” Person with Kennedy’s disease

  • Page last updated: 04/19
  • Next review: 04/21

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262