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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 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

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

Study provides new clues to connection between aging and neurodegeneration

Study provides new clues to connection between aging and neurodegeneration

Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

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

Researchers develop drug that supports cellular traffic jam theory in ALS/FTD

Researchers develop drug that supports cellular traffic jam theory in ALS/FTD

Scientists develop novel mouse model to capture pathology of sporadic ALS and FTD

Scientists develop novel mouse model to capture pathology of sporadic ALS and FTD

Researchers propose LSD1 protein as central player in Alzheimer's and FTD

Researchers propose LSD1 protein as central player in Alzheimer's and FTD

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

Study shows how RNA splicing errors may trigger development of ALS, FTD

Study shows how RNA splicing errors may trigger development of ALS, FTD

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Researchers discover how toxic proteins linked to neurological diseases impair membrane-less organelles

Researchers discover how toxic proteins linked to neurological diseases impair membrane-less organelles

Research findings may have implications for ALS and other neurological disorders

Research findings may have implications for ALS and other neurological disorders