Posted on Monday, February 4, 2013 - 09:00, By: Amy Madsen
Everyone is born, and everyone dies. What happens in between — colds and flu, cardiac problems, cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — is anyone's guess. And people do guess. It's common — indeed, almost universal — after receiving a diagnosis for any condition to question whether...

Research about FUS-TDP43 interaction, a newly identified SOD1 mutation, and historical controls in trials; and webinars about the TDP43 mouse and the ceftriaxone trial

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2011 - 14:27, By: Amy Madsen
FUS and TDP43 work together in fruit flies In a fruit fly research model of inherited ALS, human FUS and TDP43 proteins work together on some processes necessary for the long-term survival of muscle-controlling nerve cells (motor neurons), reports a research team at Columbia University Medical...
Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:50, By: Amy Madsen
In its latest round of funding this July, MDA awarded nine grants totaling more than $2.5 million to research projects focused on uncovering the causes of, and developing therapies for, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The new grants were awarded to investigators at labs in the United States...