MDA/ALS Newsmagazine Vol. 11, No. 7

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"When I saw the first set of data in March of last year, I immediately sat up,” says neuroscientist Denise Figlewicz, an MDA-supported ALS researcher at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Figlewicz was looking at the results from a small study comparing DNA from people with ALS and without...


From one to 10, 10 being the highest, how do you rate your quality of life (QOL)? Before you answer that, you have to figure out what the phrase “quality of life” means to you. Put down your Webster’s Patricia O’Connor, the nurse case manager for the Forbes Norris MDA/ALS Research Center at Californ...

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