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Biomarkers are needed to light the way in research and therapy development
Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 09:45, By: Other
An urgent need exists for biomarkers — biological indicators — in ALS research that can be used:
Ten leaders in the field of ALS research put their heads together on Oct. 24, 2009
Posted on Friday, October 30, 2009 - 13:35, By: ALSN Staff
An all-day "think tank" to consider priorities for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research based on the latest information was conducted with ten of the leading scientists and clinicians in the field and senior MDA staff in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009.
When ALS-affected nerve cells lose function, their closest neighbors can't protect them
Posted on Friday, May 8, 2009 - 14:30, By: Margaret Wahl
A vicious cycle in which damage to nerve cells (neurons) in the spinal cord results in the loss of an important mechanism to protect neurons, causing more neuron loss, has been identified as a possible contributor to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Identification of this pathway opens the...
Posted on Thursday, April 1, 2004 - 07:00, By: Margaret Wahl