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Updates on ALS research were presented at an international ALS conference in December 2012, including reports on SOD1, C9ORF72 and ALS risk factors
Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 04:09, By: Amy Madsen
The 23rd International Symposium on ALS/MND (motor neuron disease), held in Chicago Dec. 5-7, 2012, brought together more than 900 researchers, clinicians and other health care professionals from 30 countries to hear presentations on the latest in ALS care and research.
What we've learned about C90RF72 in ALS
Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 09:37, By: Other
In September 2011, two research teams working independently added chromosome 9 open reading frame 72 (C9ORF72) to the list of genes that, when mutated, can cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The finding sparked a great deal of interest in the ALS research community for several reasons,...