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ALS TDI webinar describes progress in familial ALS research
Posted on Saturday, May 1, 2010 - 13:25, By: Amy Madsen
Although familial, or inherited, ALS (FALS) and the sporadic (uninherited) form of the disease demonstrate similar progression patterns after symptoms appear, the causes for sporadic ALS remain elusive, while a number of genetic mutations that cause FALS have been — and continue to be — uncovered.
Scientists know more about familial ALS (FALS) than sporadic ALS; FALS research may have application for both forms of the disease, however.
Posted on Friday, April 2, 2010 - 11:29, By: Amy Madsen
The state of research in the familial (inherited) form of ALS was the focus of a special one-hour Webinar presented by the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) on March 25, with reports by CEO & Chief Scientific Officer Steve Perrin.