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New approach to reduce toxic protein production in ALS

New approach to reduce toxic protein production in ALS

Study points to potential new biomarker and drug target for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Study points to potential new biomarker and drug target for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New research lays out potential path for treatment of Huntington’s disease

New research lays out potential path for treatment of Huntington’s disease

Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia

Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia

Researchers uncover genes that lead to excessive tau in dementia

Researchers uncover genes that lead to excessive tau in dementia

New breakthrough may speed up research and drug trials to tackle motor neurone disease

New breakthrough may speed up research and drug trials to tackle motor neurone disease

Researchers discover new information on pathological mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover new information on pathological mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

Genetic defect linked to ALS causes sugar-starved cells to overproduce lipids

Genetic defect linked to ALS causes sugar-starved cells to overproduce lipids

Scientists determine normal function of gene associated with ALS and FTD

Scientists determine normal function of gene associated with ALS and FTD

Alector announces initiation of Phase 1 trial of AL001 for treating frontotemporal dementia

Alector announces initiation of Phase 1 trial of AL001 for treating frontotemporal dementia

Novel finding that links ALS/ataxia to cellular stress opens door to new treatment approaches

Novel finding that links ALS/ataxia to cellular stress opens door to new treatment approaches

Study provides new clues to connection between aging and neurodegeneration

Study provides new clues to connection between aging and neurodegeneration

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents

Study shows that rogue proteins may underlie some ALS and frontotemporal dementia cases

Study shows that rogue proteins may underlie some ALS and frontotemporal dementia cases

Study finds new molecular mechanism for neurodegeneration in frontotemporal dementia

Study finds new molecular mechanism for neurodegeneration in frontotemporal dementia

Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

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

Study reveals key function of ALS-linked protein

Study reveals key function of ALS-linked protein