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Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

Small part of cellular protein that helps form long-term memories also drives neurodegeneration

Small part of cellular protein that helps form long-term memories also drives neurodegeneration

New study could have important implications for cellular aging

New study could have important implications for cellular aging

FDA seeks order of permanent injunction to stop two stem cell clinics from marketing stem cell products

FDA seeks order of permanent injunction to stop two stem cell clinics from marketing stem cell products

Alnylam achieves delivery of novel siRNAs conjugates to the central nervous system

Alnylam achieves delivery of novel siRNAs conjugates to the central nervous system

Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

Large ALS-causing protein aggregates protect rather than harm neurons

Large ALS-causing protein aggregates protect rather than harm neurons

Deficiency of innate immune adaptor TRIF shortens survival time of ALS mice

Deficiency of innate immune adaptor TRIF shortens survival time of ALS mice

Aberrant protein prevents self-cleaning of nerve cells in ALS

Aberrant protein prevents self-cleaning of nerve cells in ALS

Houston Methodist-led research focuses on rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder

Houston Methodist-led research focuses on rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

Specific immune cells may help slow progression of ALS, research shows

Specific immune cells may help slow progression of ALS, research shows

Discovery of new ALS gene points to cytoskeleton as potential target for drug development

Discovery of new ALS gene points to cytoskeleton as potential target for drug development

Scientists discover basic molecular mechanism that helps understand how ALS works

Scientists discover basic molecular mechanism that helps understand how ALS works

Discovery aids understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Discovery aids understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Clinical trial to test efficacy of stem cell transplants in stopping ALS muscle deterioration

Clinical trial to test efficacy of stem cell transplants in stopping ALS muscle deterioration

NIH-funded researchers use CRISPR to rapidly find new genetic suspects behind ALS, FTD

NIH-funded researchers use CRISPR to rapidly find new genetic suspects behind ALS, FTD

Impaired transport processes in neurons contribute to neurodegenerative disorders

Impaired transport processes in neurons contribute to neurodegenerative disorders

Study reveals key function of ALS-linked protein

Study reveals key function of ALS-linked protein

TSRI research offers explanation for why neurons die off in Parkinson's disease

TSRI research offers explanation for why neurons die off in Parkinson's disease