MDA/ALS Newsmagazine Vol. 11, No. 4

Cover Story

When one member of the family is found to have ALS, everybody in the family — including the family dog — is affected by the disease in interesting and unpredictable ways. Some family members adapt better than others. The...

Features

(above) Alana Lysholm-Bernacchi is working at the gene chip fluidics station. (below) Sarah Brautigam works at TGen's gene chip hybridization ovens. Photos by David Pantoja At 36, Dietrich Stephan has already completed three years of postdoctoral study at the National Human Genom...
For five decades, medical alert bracelets and pendants have provided emergency responders with vital medical information. These simple devices speak to emergency personnel so they can treat people for pre-existing conditions and avoid medical errors. Rick McClure, Fire Captain/Paramedic for the Los...
Last fall, Catherine Wolf, 58 and a nine-year ALS survivor, won a war with her insurance plan over long-term nursing coverage. Wolf, who is vent dependent, now has insurance coverage for round-the-clock skilled nursing. The e...

Research Roundup

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