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<h2><a href="/news/als-brainstorm-test-nurown-cells-us">ALS: BrainStorm to Test NurOwn Cells in US</a></h2>
<p>Israeli biotechnology company BrainStorm will test its adult stem cells, derived from bone marrow, in 48 ALS patients at three sites</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/als-brainstorm-test-nurown-cells-us">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/tirasemtiv-may-slow-respiratory-decline-als">Tirasemtiv May Slow Respiratory Decline in ALS</a></h2>
<p>Results of a large-scale trial of tirasemtiv in ALS show the drug may slow respiratory decline without improving scores on the ALS Functional Rating Scale</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/tirasemtiv-may-slow-respiratory-decline-als">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/shape-genetic-material-matters-c9orf72-related-als">Shape of Genetic Material Matters in C9ORF72-Related ALS</a></h2>
<p>An MDA-supported research team has found that expansions of the C9ORF72 gene cause formation of abnormally shaped DNA and RNA, with adverse effects on cells</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/shape-genetic-material-matters-c9orf72-related-als">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/als-causing-mutations-impair-tdp43-transport-nerve-cells">ALS-Causing Mutations Impair TDP43 Transport in Nerve Cells</a></h2>
<p>Findings show TDP43 protein transports RNA molecules in motor neurons; impairment of the function may help drive the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease process</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/als-causing-mutations-impair-tdp43-transport-nerve-cells">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/high-calorie-diet-may-help-als">High-Calorie Diet May Help in ALS</a></h2>
<p>An MDA-supported study of 24 ALS patients showed those on high-calorie, high-carbohydrate tube feedings fared better than those on control or high-calorie, high-fat formulas</p>
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