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ALS SC News News for 08-26-2019

Tackling ALS through gene therapyImmunosuppression in Amyotrophic Lateral SclerosisThis is a multicenter, 15-month study evaluating the effect of immunosuppression treatment on the rate of change on the ALS Functional Rating Scale score in up to 33 subjects with...

ALS SC News News for 06-26-2019

Current treatment options for ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Cell 1999Levine J.B.Kong J.Nadler M.Xu Z.Astrocytes interact intimately with degenerating motor neurons in mouse amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. While astrocytic dysfunction may contribute to...

ALS SC News News for 06-02-2019

Penn’s Comprehensive ALS Center American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine ALS is a motor neuron disease that destroys the nerve cells responsible for carrying signals from the brain to the muscles. ALS is also often associated...

ALS SC News News for 06-02-2019

Beyond the Data — Living with ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is the most common motor neuron disease in adults. Based on US population studies, over 5,600 people in the US are diagnosed with ALS each year. Most people...

ALS SC News News for 06-02-2019

Teenager with clear ALSWhat Is ALS? Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Symptoms & Life ExpectancyThe goals of NINDS research on ALS are to understand the cellular mechanisms involved in the development and progression of the disease, investigate the influence of...

ALS SC News News for 06-01-2019

National Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Registry — Impact, Challenges, and Future DirectionsAmyotrophic lateral sclerosisErsen PM. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis associated with mutations in the CuZn superoxide dismutase gene. Fecto F, Siddique...

ALS SC News News for 05-31-2019

2-Minute Neuroscience: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Developing Drugs for TreatmentThe purpose of this guidance is to assist sponsors in the clinical development of drugs for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral...

ALS SC News News for 05-30-2019

PLS Patient Christine Moretti Explains Why She Thought She Had ALSPalliative Care and ALSPalliative care is specialized medical care for people facing serious illnesses like ALS. The goal is to improve quality of life for both you and your family. You can...

ALS SC News News for 05-28-2019

What is ALS? Conditions & Treatments Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive degeneration of nerve cells that control muscle movements. The disease, the most common motor neuron disease among adults, became...